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Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Oranjemund, Karas Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 3 × 2.2 cm
Description

A nice specimen of pale green malachite from a classic Namibian locality less known for that species.

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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