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Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Wushan Copper Mine, Ruichang County, Jiujiang Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 2.1 × 3.2 cm
Description

Rich, dark-green, velvety of malachite crystals in a radial aggregate, some complexly crystallized fibrous structure gives the sides and bottom surfaces of the malachite a chatoyant luster.

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
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