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Azurite On Baryte With Zincolivenite

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Azurite On Baryte With Zincolivenite

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Locality: 
El Pinar de Bédar, Bédar, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.2 × 7.4 × 4 cm
Description

Deep blue azurite & pale green zincolivenite on baryte blades. I'm not sure what the black crystals are. There's copper and cuprite ... maybe? If anybody has an idea, please let us know.

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...

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

Zincolivenite

Formula: 
CuZn(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Hardness: 
3.5 - 0.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

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