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Azurite Conichalcite & Dickite

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Azurite Conichalcite & Dickite

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Description
Locality: 
Kamariza Mines, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 2.8 × 1.5 cm
Description

Colourful and aesthetic specimen of intense blue azurite crystals with white crystallized dickite and spherical green conichalcite on goethite matrix. Classic material from a well known find at Lavrion back in 2012.

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...

Conichalcite

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

Dickite

Formula: 
Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Strunz: 
9.ED.05
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Pant-y-Gaseg Mine, Amlwch, Isle of Anglesey (Gwynedd; Anglesey), Wales, UK

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