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Tyrolite & Chrysocolla

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Tyrolite & Chrysocolla

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Description
Locality: 
Novoveská Huta, Spišská Nová Ves County, Košice Region, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.9 × 5 × 3.5 cm
Description

Wonderful, rich Tyrolite with minor cyan blue Chrysocolla. Tyrolite crystals has nice pearl luster.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tyrolite

Formula: 
Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8·11H2O
Strunz: 
8.DM.10
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Falkenstein, Falkenstein District, Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

Chrysocolla

Formula: 
Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x < 1)
Strunz: 
9.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
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