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Aurichalcite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Nura-Taldy W deposit, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3.2 × 1.6 cm
Description

Blue aurichalcite with minot hemimorphite from unusual locality in Kazachstan.

Representative piece!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aurichalcite

Formula: 
(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
5.BA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Loktevskoye Mine (Loktevskii Mine), Upper Loktevka River, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Krai, Western-Siberian Region, Russia
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