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Baryte & Malachite

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Baryte & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Limenaria, Thasos Island, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.3 × 6.4 × 6 cm
Description

A very fine old time Greek classic from a now worked out locality. Big barite crystals covered with dark brown limonite and sparkling green malachite. No significant damage to report - the bottom was extracted from the rock!

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
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