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Clinoclase & Azurite

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Clinoclase & Azurite

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Description
Locality: 
Clara Mine, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.6 × 9 × 3.5 cm
Weight: 
620.00gr
Description

A larger plate of Quartz and Baryte hosting several lustrous Clinoclase. Back side of the specimen is formated by a saw cut.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Clinoclase

Formula: 
Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Strunz: 
8.BE.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Gorland, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

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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