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Ankerite & Azurite

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Ankerite & Azurite

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Description
Locality: 
Schmitt Quarry, Altenmittlau, Spessart, Hesse, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 5.3 × 4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.40cm
Description

Dark blue azurite crystals in an ankerite vug with crystals up to 0.4 cm.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ankerite

Formula: 
Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Styrian Erzberg, Eisenerz, Styria, Austria

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...

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