An uncommon secondary Cu-arsenate. Fibrous varieties and crusts of parnauite can appear visually similar. The crystal structure has been solved very recently (2015), leading to a revision of the formula, space group and unit cell (Kolitsch & Giester, to be published).
Strashimirite is a rare monoclinic mineral containing arsenic, copper, hydrogen, and oxygen. It has the chemical formula Cu 8 (AsO 4) 4 (OH) 4 ·5(H 2 O). This mineral was discovered in Zapachitsa (Zapacica) copper deposit, Svoge, Sofia Oblast, Bulgaria in 1960, by the Bulgarian mineralogist Jordanka Minceva-Stefanova.
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Whitish green aggregate of densely intergrown radiating strashimirite fibres (PXRD-analysed) overgrown by blue-green parnauite crusts (PXRD-analysed). Some small greenish brochantite crystal aggregates are sprinkled on the inside of the void. There is also some pale pinkish erythrite on the specimen (not visible here). Collection Natural ...
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strashimirite definition: Noun 1. (mineralogy) A monoclinic mineral containing arsenic, copper, hydrogen, and oxygen.Origin strashimir + -ite, named after Strashimir Dimitrov (Страшимир Димитров) (1892-1960), Professor in Mineralogy and...
Strashimirite Cu8(AsO4)4(OH)4• 5H2O c 2001-2005 Mineral Data Publishing, version 1 Crystal Data: Monoclinic. Point Group: 2/m, m,or 2. Thin tabular, elongated to ﬁbrous crystals, to 4 mm, typically in radiating spherulitic aggregates, to 1 cm, and in crusts.
Strashimirite - Light mint green tufts of fibrous looking Strashimirite to about 0.25mm. . This and many more mineral specimens are available for sale at Dakota Matrix Minerals.
Strashimirite - Very rich specimen with two of the sides covered by Strashimirite. Also more on th third side. The Strashimirite is mint green and shows stellate, radial group to 1mm. Very nice specimen. . This and many more mineral specimens are available for sale at Dakota Matrix Minerals.
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