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Agardite & Malachite

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Agardite & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Christiana Mine, Kamariza, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.5 × 0.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.90cm
Description

Small specimen but superb and large agardite on contrasting matrix, assocaited with beautiful crystals of malachite. The agardite reaches 9mm in length, a remarkable size for the species.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Agardite

Synonym Of: 

Agardite-(Ce)

Formula: 
CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.15
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0

Agardite-(La)

Formula: 
LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.15
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0

Agardite-(Nd)

Formula: 
NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.15
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0

Agardite-(Y)

Formula: 
YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.15
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0

Malachite

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

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