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Baryte Malachite Brochantite & Libethenite

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Baryte Malachite Brochantite & Libethenite

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Description
Locality: 
Roodekraal Farm, Potchefstroom, Kaunda District, North West Province, South Africa
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1.7 × 0.8 cm
Description

Barite with malachite and brochantite and libethenite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

Malachite

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

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...

Libethenite

Formula: 
Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Podlipa deposit, Ľubietová (Libetbánya; Libethen), Banská Bystrica Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia
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