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Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Gumeshevskoye Mine, Polevskoi, Sysert District, Middle Urals, Russian Federation
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 6.5 × 3.5 cm
Description

Very fine specimen from a seldom offered locality in Russia: Malachite and azurite on limonitic matrix. The handwritten label gives the locality "Gumescheffs Grube, Catharinenburg".

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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