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Pseudomalachite

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Pseudomalachite

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Description
Locality: 
Silberbrunnle Mine, Haigerach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5 × 3 cm
Description

Very good old pseudomalachite specimen from the famous Silberbrünnle Mine covering quartz crystals.

Ex Prof. Anton Gösswein collection, Munich.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pseudomalachite

Formula: 
Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Strunz: 
8.BD.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Virneberg Mine (St Josephsberg Mine), Rheinbreitbach, Linz am Rhein, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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