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Azurite & Calcite

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RBR181155

Azurite & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
St Gertraudi, Brixlegg, Tyrol, Austria
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 3 × 1.5 cm
Description

Little choice specimen showing calcite rich covered by azurite on the front and extremly lustrous azurite-crystals on the other side. Very interesting!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Azurite

Formula: 
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d'Oingt, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France...

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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