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Malachite With Siderite

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Malachite With Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Limenaria, Thasos Island, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 4 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.20cm
Description

An interesting combination of dark green,sparkly acicular malachite crystals on light brown siderite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Malachite

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

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
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