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Malachite Limonite & Quartz

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Malachite Limonite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Stromberg Quarry, Stromberg, Hunsrück, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.9 × 2.7 cm
Description

Small, but very nice, acicular malachite crystals on a quartz-limonite matrix.

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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