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Tenorite With Epidote Microcline & Native Copper

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Tenorite With Epidote Microcline & Native Copper

ex. Collection Dr. Winfried Böhmer (Wunstorf/Germany)

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Description
Locality: 
Adventure Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.6 × 6 × 2.3 cm
Description

Tenorite with epidote, microcline and copper on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tenorite

Formula: 
CuO
Strunz: 
4.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Epidote

Formula: 
{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BG.05a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Bourg d'Oisans, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France...

Microcline

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

Copper

Formula: 
Cu
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
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