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Chrysocolla & Malachite

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Chrysocolla & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3 × 2.7 cm
Description

Limonite matrix with a vein lined with light blue chrysocolla in association with dark green malachite crystals, some showing an overgrowth of colourless transparent calcite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chrysocolla

Formula: 
Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x < 1)
Strunz: 
9.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5

Malachite

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

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