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Copper With Cuprite & Malachite

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Copper With Cuprite & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Mount Isa, Mount Isa City Shire, Queensland, Australia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.7 × 1.5 cm
Description

A great combination specimen of Native Copper crystals with Cuprite and Malachite.

These are from an old collection.

From the 5th level, Mount Isa Mine. Mount Isa.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Malachite

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