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Malachite & Tenorite On Cobaltoan Calcite

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Malachite & Tenorite On Cobaltoan Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Lualaba, DR Congo
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 4.5 × 1 cm
Description

 A plate of dark pink cobaltoan calcite has a dark green spray of malachite and a dusting of black tenorite at one end, the specimen has a sawn base.

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

Cobaltoan Calcite

Variety Of: 

Calcite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
3.0
Formula: 
(Ca,Co)CO3
Hardness: 
0.0
Earthstones Australia

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