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Baryte With Malachite & Aragonite

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Baryte With Malachite & Aragonite

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Description
Locality: 
Limenaria, Thasos Island, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5 × 4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.00cm
Description

A difficult to find specimen of the famous in Greece barite crystals of Thasos island.In addition the malachite crust and the transparent to white aragonite make this specimen more interesting.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

Malachite

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

Aragonite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain

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