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Azurite & Malachite

George Elling collection
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Description
Locality: 
Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.3 × 2.8 × 2.1 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small and very rich azurite sample from Sterling Hill with a large piece of altered chalcopyrite hosting vugs and fractures with small groups of azurite crystals and balls of malachite. Azurite in nice crystals is quite rare in the district. George Elling collection. 

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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