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Malachite Psm Copper & Cuprite

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Malachite Psm Copper & Cuprite

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Description
Locality: 
Mineral Hill Mine, Condobalin, New South Wales, Australia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.5 × 2 cm
Description

A nice combination specimen of deep green malachite that has grown over native Copper and Cuprite from Mineral Hill in NSW. Australia.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Malachite

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

Copper

Formula: 
Cu
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

Cuprite

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