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Native Copper On Goethite

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Native Copper On Goethite

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Description
Locality: 
El Horcajo, Minas de Horcajo, Ciudad Real, Castilla La Mancha, Spain
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 1.8 × 1.9 cm
Description

Lustrous native copper sheets on dark brown goethite matrix.This was collected in the 1970's.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Copper

Formula: 
Cu
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

Goethite

Formula: 
α-Fe3+O(OH)
Strunz: 
4.00.
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Hollertszug Mine (Hollerter Zug Mine), Dermbach, Herdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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