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Azurite On Baryte

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Azurite On Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
High Longrigg Mine, Hartley, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.8 × 1.5 cm
Description

Lustrous, deep blue micro-crystals of azurite nestled on and between brown baryte blades. A nice specimen from an uncommon location.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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...

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White