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Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Orogrande, Otero, New Mexico, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.2 × 6 × 5.3 cm
Weight: 
446.00gr
Description

Nice needles of malachite on iron ore matrix. The specimen comes from an older collection.

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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