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Brochantite & Malachite On Quartz

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Brochantite & Malachite On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Pinnacles Mine, Yudnamutana, Arkaroola, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.3 × 2.5 × 1.8 cm
Description

A brick red quartzite matrix hosts a series of cavities lined with clear quartz crystals. Over the quartz well formed thick crystals of medium green malachite and dark green lusterous brochantite have formed.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Brochantite

Formula: 
Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BB.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Mednorudyanskoye Cu Deposit, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Malachite

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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