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Aurichalcite & Hemimorphite

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Aurichalcite & Hemimorphite

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Description
Locality: 
Dos Adrianas Mine, Zapallar, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5 × 5 cm
Description

Aesthetic combination of minerals on a little sample. Noted for the intense color of the acicular aurichalcite, nodules of rosasite and semitranslucent crystals of hemimorphite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aurichalcite

Formula: 
(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
5.BA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Loktevskoye Mine (Loktevskii Mine), Upper Loktevka River, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Krai, Western-Siberian Region, Russia

Hemimorphite

Formula: 
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
9.BD.10
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor; Rézbánya), Nucet, Bihor Co., Romania

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