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Chalcopyrite & Malachite On Quartz

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Chalcopyrite & Malachite On Quartz

ex Collection Dr. Brandt (Northeim/Germany)

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Description
Locality: 
Wernigerode, Harz, Saxony - Anhalt, Germany
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 6.6 × 3.5 cm
Description

Nice large chalcopyrite crystal with some green malachite on quartz crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chalcopyrite

Formula: 
CuFeS2
Strunz: 
2.CB.10a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Malachite

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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