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Azurite & Calcite

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Azurite & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Brixlegg, Schwaz, Tyrol, Austria
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 2 × 2.2 cm
Description

This tiny jewel consists of intergrown scalenohedale calcite crystals. The main crystal raise up vertically in the centre of the piece. It is covered by micro crystals of intense blue azurite. A wonderful contrast, very aesthetic assemble and rare stuff from this famous classic locality.

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...

Calcite

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