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Aurichalcite

Ex. Evan Jones

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Description
Locality: 
Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona, United States of America
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.2 × 6.2 × 3.4 cm
Description

Bright blue-green sprays of aurichalcite crystals covering completely the matrix from a classic Arizona location, although specimens are not common from here, but from near 79th Mine. Very aesthetic old material. Ex. Evan Jones collection with labels.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aurichalcite

Formula: 
(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
5.BA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Loktevskoye Mine (Loktevskii Mine), Upper Loktevka River, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Krai, Western-Siberian Region, Russia
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