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Quartz Dolomite & Malachite

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Quartz Dolomite & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Kambove, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.9 × 4.2 × 3.4 cm
Weight: 
82.00gr
Description

A spectacular Quartz, Dolomite and Malachite specimen. With XRD paper. A rare specimen.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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

Dolomite

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

Malachite

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