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Linarite Malachite & Baryte

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Linarite Malachite & Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Tui Mine, Te Aroha, North Island, New Zealand
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 3.7 × 3.3 cm
Description

Electric blue linarite in divergent sprays, balls of malachite and top with individual crystals of baryte and anglesite and the odd cuprite. A complex and beautiful specimen under magnification.

This goes to prove that New Zealand, a country not known for secondary minerals does have some very fine hidden treasures

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

Malachite

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

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
Earthstones Australia

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