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Azurite Dolomite Calcite & Malachite

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Azurite Dolomite Calcite & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
St Gertraudi, Brixlegg, Tyrol, Austria
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 4 × 3.2 cm
Description

This is the best Quality Austria azurite can have. Deep blue sparkling azurite microcrystals grown on Dolomite and over Calcite. Nicely complimented by a scattered bit of malachite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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...

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Malachite

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