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Cuprian Adamite With Chalcotrichite & Malachite

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Cuprian Adamite With Chalcotrichite & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Lavrion District Mines, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.8 × 2 cm
Description

Interesting combination of mineral species rarely seen from Lavrion.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprian Adamite

Variety Of: 

Adamite

Formula: 
Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Hardness: 
3.5
Formula: 
(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Hardness: 
0.0

Chalcotrichite

Variety Of: 

Cuprite

Formula: 
Cu2O
Strunz: 
4.AA.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Formula: 
Cu2O
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Colour: 
Red

Malachite

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

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