turanite

turanite

[′tu̇r·ə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
Cu5(VO4)2(OH)4 An olive green, orthorhombic mineral consisting of basic copper vanadate; occurs as reniform crusts and spherical concretions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Turanite: apple-green platy crystals associated with malachite, carbonate-fluorapatite and barite have been shown by XRD to be volborthite.
Steve also has obtained millimeter-sized masses of turanite on matrix, from the Gold Quarry mine [sic], as well as some excellent, dark brown-to-black jarosite crystals (to 3 mm) on matrix from the Goldstrike mine, both in Eureka County.