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Azurite & Malachite

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Locality: 
Shattuck Shaft, Bisbee, Arizona, United States of America
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.9 × 1.8 × 1.6 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small specimen with some really beautiful azurite crystals slowly being replaced by malachite on matrix from this classic mine. Fantastic under magnification!

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...

Malachite

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

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