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Libethenite & Malachite

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Libethenite & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Miguel Vacas Mine, Conceição, Vila Viçosa, Évora District, Portugal
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1.3 × 1.3 cm
Description

Nice libethenite crystals associated to globular malachite. Malachite is also present as brigth green blades (pseudomorphose after azurite).

Collected: 
2021
Boxed with Label
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Libethenite

Formula: 
Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Podlipa deposit, Ľubietová (Libetbánya; Libethen), Banská Bystrica Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia

Malachite

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