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Conichalcite Psm Azurite & Olivenite

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Conichalcite Psm Azurite & Olivenite

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Description
Locality: 
Mazarron-Aguilas, Murcia, Spain
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 3.8 × 1.5 cm
Description

Beautiful under the lens specimen of globular conichalcite pseudomorph after azurite crystal rosettes and associated with a second azurite generation and olivenite needles. Really nice!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Conichalcite

Formula: 
CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Hinojosa del Duque, Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain

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...

Olivenite

Formula: 
Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Carharrack Mine, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

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