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Brochantite & Cuprite

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Brochantite & Cuprite

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Description
Locality: 
Vysokogorskoe, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russian Federation
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 8.5 × 5 cm
Description

Very rich specimen of cprite with minor malachite and beautiful sharp and gemmy brochantite crystals.

Ex Rijksmuseum Stockholm, collected 1889 by Gustav Flink.

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...

Cuprite

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