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Aurichalcite

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Aurichalcite

Ted Bartels collection
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Description
Locality: 
Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 2.4 × 1.4 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with some nice feathery crystals of aurichalcite in several vugs on matrix. Aurichalcite is quite rare from Sterling Hill in good specimens. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aurichalcite

Formula: 
(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
5.BA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Loktevskoye Mine (Loktevskii Mine), Upper Loktevka River, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Krai, Western-Siberian Region, Russia

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