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Tenorite & Chrysocolla

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Tenorite & Chrysocolla

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Description
Locality: 
Emerald Isle Mine, Wallapai District, Cerbat Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.8 × 1.2 cm
Description

A nice specimen of tenorite grown upon chrysocolla from the Emerald Isle Mine, near Kingman, Arizona, USA! Botryoidal green tenorite has grown upon a silicated chrysocolla. The contrast is very nice and the specimen is not significantly damaged.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tenorite

Formula: 
CuO
Strunz: 
4.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Chrysocolla

Formula: 
Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x < 1)
Strunz: 
9.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
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