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Ludjibaite Olivenite Azurite & Malachite

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Ludjibaite Olivenite Azurite & Malachite

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Locality: 
Lavrion District Mines, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.5 × 1.1 cm
Description

Nice ludjibaite crystals and very good azurite plus minor olivenite and azurite on a fine thumbnail specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ludjibaite

Formula: 
Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Strunz: 
8.BD.25
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Ludjiba Mts, Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

Olivenite

Formula: 
Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Carharrack Mine, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

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...

Malachite

Formula: 
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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