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Cuprite & Azurite

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Cuprite & Azurite

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Description
Locality: 
Chessy-les-Mines, Villefranche, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.3 × 1.3 cm
Description

Great old European classic! A sharp terminated, intense green cuprite crystal attractively set well shaped azurite crsytals in dark green color. A really very aesthetic piece in great condition all around.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprite

Formula: 
Cu2O
Strunz: 
4.AA.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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...
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