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Tyrolite & Azurite

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Tyrolite & Azurite

ex collection Thorsten Häuser
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Description
Locality: 
Holz Alp, Gratlspitz, Brixlegg, Kufstein District, Tyrol, Austria
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.6 × 6.6 × 3 cm
Weight: 
214.00gr
Description

Glossy teal-blue sprays of tyrolite crystals with dark blue azurite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tyrolite

Formula: 
Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8·11H2O
Strunz: 
8.DM.10
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Falkenstein, Falkenstein District, Schwaz, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

Azurite

Formula: 
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
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