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Brochantite On Sphalerite

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Brochantite On Sphalerite

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Description
Locality: 
Stolberg, Harz Mountains, Saxony - Anhalt, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.1 × 4.9 × 2.8 cm
Weight: 
82.00gr
Description

Very rare combination from Stolberg/Harz. Intense green, sharp brochantite (much better in nature) on dark brown sphalerite crystals.

A bit of damage, but most parts fine and undamaged.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Brochantite

Formula: 
Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BB.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Mednorudyanskoye Cu Deposit, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
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