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Malachite & Dolomite On Pseudomalachite

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Malachite & Dolomite On Pseudomalachite

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Description
Locality: 
Great Australia Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
1.9 × 5.8 × 4.7 cm
Description

Green malachite crystals sprayed out across a white to greenish dolomite botyroidal layer over malachite from the Great Australia Mine

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

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White

Pseudomalachite

Formula: 
Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Strunz: 
8.BD.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Virneberg Mine (St Josephsberg Mine), Rheinbreitbach, Linz am Rhein, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Earthstones Australia

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