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Linarite With Brochantite

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Linarite With Brochantite

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Description
Locality: 
Acari Mine, Nazca, Nazca Province, Arequipa Department, Peru
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 2.7 × 2.3 cm
Description

Reflective deep blue linerite crystals with green highlights of brochantite crystals covering the display face.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Linarite

Formula: 
PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Strunz: 
7.BC.65
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Linares, Linares-La Carolina District, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain

Brochantite

Formula: 
Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BB.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Mednorudyanskoye Cu Deposit, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...
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