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Malachite With Chalcopyrite

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Malachite With Chalcopyrite

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Locality: 
Piesky, Špania Dolina, Banská Bystrica County, Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 5.4 × 4 cm
Description

Nice sample of botryoidal malachite with rough chalcopyrite. From an old school-, university- or museum-collection, surely before 1946. With original cardboard box and label.

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

Chalcopyrite

Formula: 
CuFeS2
Strunz: 
2.CB.10a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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