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Rosasite Smithsonite & Malachite

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Rosasite Smithsonite & Malachite

Ex G Stevens Collection, Tucson Arizona.
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Campbell Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3 × 2.3 cm
Description

A rare locality specimen showing vugs with dark blue green rosasite, white smithsonite crystals and green malachite micro crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rosasite

Formula: 
(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Rosas Mine, Narcao, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia, Italy

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

Malachite

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

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