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Malachite On Cerussite & Anglesite

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Malachite On Cerussite & Anglesite

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Description
Locality: 
South Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 7 × 5 cm
Description

A multi generational specimen of malachite in crystallised spheres on cerussite and anglesite, with at least two more generations of malchite crystals over growing both malachite and cerussite.

This is an older specimen from the Jose Rees accumulation that was packed away in the late 1970's

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

Cerussite

Formula: 
PbCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy

Anglesite

Formula: 
PbSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Parys Mountain Copper Mine, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom
Earthstones Australia

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