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Copper Azurite Erythrite & Malachite

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Copper Azurite Erythrite & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Silberberg Mountain, Brixlegg, Tyrol, Austria
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 4.5 × 3.5 cm
Description

Crystallized copper with erythrite, azurite and malachite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Copper

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

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...

Erythrite

Formula: 
Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Daniel Mine (St. Daniel Mine), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Malachite

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