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Pseudomalachite

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Pseudomalachite

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Description
Locality: 
Rheinbreitenbach, Neuwied, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 6 × 4.1 cm
Description

Rare pseudomalachit from a more uncommon locality. The pseudomalachite shows fine luster and good contrast to matrix. No significant damages to report.

Mineral Data
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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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