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Aurichalcite Hemimorphite & Smithsonite

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Aurichalcite Hemimorphite & Smithsonite

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Description
Locality: 
79 Mine, Chilito, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2.3 × 1.7 cm
Description

 Nice aurichalcite with hemimorphite and smithsonite

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

Hemimorphite

Formula: 
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
9.BD.10
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor; Rézbánya), Nucet, Bihor Co., Romania

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
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