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Brochantite With Baryte

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Brochantite With Baryte

El Guanaco mine
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Description
Locality: 
Guanaco, Santa Catalina, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.4 × 4.8 × 4.7 cm
Description

Dark green acicular brochantite crystals in matrix with baryte. Much better in nature - I cannot photograph too deeply into the brochantite-covered vugs.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Brochantite

Formula: 
Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BB.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Mednorudyanskoye Cu Deposit, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Baryte

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

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