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Azurite Ktenasite Conichalcite & Malachite

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Azurite Ktenasite Conichalcite & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Kamariza Mines, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.1 × 6 × 4.5 cm
Weight: 
1 584.00gr
Description

Super piece with a geode-like display, covered with sparkling Azurite microcrystals and rare type locality Ktenasite covering the Azurite crystals at the center of the specimen. Minor Conichalcite and Malachite crystals on the side of this colorful specimen

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Azurite

Formula: 
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d'Oingt, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France...

Ktenasite

Formula: 
Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·6H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Jean Baptiste Mine, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

Conichalcite

Formula: 
CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain

Malachite

Formula: 
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
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