underthescopemineral: Lavendulan NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl·5H2O Localit…

underthescopemineral:

Lavendulan

NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl·5H2O

Locality:

Preamimma Mine, Callington, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia

Field of View: 0.7 mm 

Collection and photograph Jean Pierre Barral

The name of Lavendulan was recently discovered to be a misnomer after the lavender color of the “type” specimen, which was later discovered to be a mixture and of no relation to the modern Lavendulan which has not been found to exhibit a lavender color. Lavendulan is an uncommon mineral in oxidized copper deposits

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