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Native Copper & Chrysocolla In Prehnite

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Native Copper & Chrysocolla In Prehnite

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Description
Locality: 
Reichenbach, Baumholder, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 5 × 2.5 cm
Description

Colourfull cutted and polished nodule with grains of native Copper near Chrysocolla and Cuprite inside of Prehnite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Copper

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

Chrysocolla

Formula: 
Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x < 1)
Strunz: 
9.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5

Prehnite

Formula: 
Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DP.20
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Karoo dolerites, Cradock, Chris Hani District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

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