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Tenorite On Malachite

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Tenorite On Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Browns Deposit, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

Thin tenorite crust overgrow malachite crystals. Few areas shows bigger concentration of tenorite, see pictures.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tenorite

Formula: 
CuO
Strunz: 
4.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Malachite

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