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Malachite On Tenorite Psm Libethenite

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Malachite On Tenorite Psm Libethenite

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Description
Locality: 
Burra Burra, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2.9 × 2 cm
Description

Unusual malachite crystals with chesiel like terminations, dark grren cores and lighy green skins are scattered across a dark blackish bed of tenorite pseudomorphing libethenite crystals

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

Tenorite

Formula: 
CuO
Strunz: 
4.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

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
Earthstones Australia

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