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Caledonite & Linarite

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Caledonite & Linarite

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Description
Locality: 
Kirki Mines, Evros, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2.9 × 1.8 cm
Description

This is a good specimen with beautiful bluish-green caledonite crystals, blue linarite crystals and white cerussite. Typical association from Kirki Mine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Caledonite

Formula: 
Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.50
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK

Linarite

Formula: 
PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Strunz: 
7.BC.65
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Linares, Linares-La Carolina District, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain

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