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Malachite

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Malachite

Ex Kidwell collection
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Lichtenberg, Bad Steben, Frankenwald, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.8 × 2.7 cm
Description

A very rare locality specimen, this beautiful malachite sample comes from the ancient Lichtenberg Copper mines in the Franconian Forest, Bavaria, Germany.

The specimen has a rich coverage of silky green malachite sprays on typical matrix and went into the collection of Al Kidwell in 1961 labeled as "tyrolite".

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Malachite

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

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