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Libethenite & Pseudomalachite

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Libethenite & Pseudomalachite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection.

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Description
Locality: 
Hardway Mine, Cloncurry District, Queensland, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3.8 × 3.6 cm
Description

Bright light olive green libethenite crystals on blue green pseudomalachite with some minor Opal - An botyroidal masses and a deep blue mineral that appears to be cornetite, although this last species has not been recorded from this locale.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Libethenite

Formula: 
Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Podlipa deposit, Ľubietová (Libetbánya; Libethen), Banská Bystrica Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia

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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