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Cuprite & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1.3 × 1.2 cm
Description

Not so often seen - this specimen was found quite a few years ago: a deep red (incomplete) cube of cuprite with an octahedral modification at one corner is covered by a thin layer of deep green in part fibrous malachite - the beginning of a pseudomorph.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprite

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

Malachite

Formula: 
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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Best regards Roger

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