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Cuprite & Malachite

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Cuprite & Malachite

ex. Collection Edgar Franz (Freiberg/Saxony)

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Description
Locality: 
Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russian Federation
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4.7 × 3.7 cm
Description

Nice cuprite crystals on matrix with malachite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprite

Formula: 
Cu2O
Strunz: 
4.AA.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Malachite

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