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Pseudomalachite

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Pseudomalachite

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Description
Locality: 
Virneberg Mine, Rheinbreitbach, Linz am Rhein, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 1.6 × 1.1 cm
Description

A large and beautiful pseudomalachite sphere of almost 1cm in diameter on quartz. Old find!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pseudomalachite

Formula: 
Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Strunz: 
8.BD.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Virneberg Mine (St Josephsberg Mine), Rheinbreitbach, Linz am Rhein, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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