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Wulfenite On Chrysocolla Psm Malachite Psm Azurite

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Wulfenite On Chrysocolla Psm Malachite Psm Azurite

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Description
Locality: 
Whim Creek Mine, Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 3.3 × 1 cm
Description

A very aesthetic specimen of small yellow bipyramidal wulfenite on chrysocolla after malachite after azurite. These are becoming harder to come by these days.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Wulfenite

Formula: 
Pb(MoO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bad Bleiberg, Bleiberg District, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Carinthia, Austria

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

Azurite

Formula: 
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d'Oingt, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France...
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