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Pseudomalachite

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Pseudomalachite

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Description
Locality: 
Wheal Unity, Gwennap, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 6 × 2.5 cm
Description

A rich coating of dark green pseudomalachite on chalcocite matrix.

Found on the tips in 1986.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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