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Malachite & Pseudomalachite

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Malachite & Pseudomalachite

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Locality: 
Mociços Mine, Alandroal, Evora District, Portugal
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 7 × 3.1 cm
Description

a large specimen featuring emerald green malachite crystals on a carpet of green pseudomalachite crystals

Mineral Data
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Malachite

Formula: 
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Pseudomalachite

Formula: 
Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Strunz: 
8.BD.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Virneberg Mine (St Josephsberg Mine), Rheinbreitbach, Linz am Rhein, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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