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Malachite

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Locality: 
Friedrich Mine, Schönstein, Wissen, Altenkirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.8 × 1.1 cm
Description

Blocky, dark green crystals of Malachite in Limonite matrix from historic Friedrich Mine. A fine oldie from Siegerland mining district.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Malachite

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