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Malachite & Chrysocolla

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Malachite & Chrysocolla

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Description
Locality: 
Manto Tres Gracias Mine, Diego de Almagro, Chañaral Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.2 × 5.6 × 3 cm
Description

Nodules of malachite on chrysocolla chalcedony coated, ie, a malachite druse a typical Chilean mine. It is notable for intense brightness, really much better than it appears in the photo.

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

Chrysocolla

Formula: 
Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x < 1)
Strunz: 
9.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5

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