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Malachite & Calcite

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RBR181362

Malachite & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
St Gertraudi, Brixlegg, Tyrol, Austria
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 3.5 × 3 cm
Description

A contrast-rich specimen of deep green malachite and calcite from a historic mining area. The calcite is covered by a kind of ore-mineral showing black color. The specimen is damage-free and very nice!

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

Calcite

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