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Cyanotrichite & Brochantite & Malachite

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Cyanotrichite & Brochantite & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Mina Mine, Marsberg, Sauerland, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.5 × 1.3 cm
Description

Cyanotrichite crystals, brochantite crystals and malachite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cyanotrichite

Formula: 
Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.DE.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
1.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Moldova Nouă (Neumoldowa), Moldova Nouă-Sasca Cu-Mo ore field, Banat Mts, Caraş-Severin Co., Romania

Brochantite

Formula: 
Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BB.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Mednorudyanskoye Cu Deposit, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Malachite

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