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Azurite & Malachite

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Azurite & Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Yang Chun, Guangdong Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.3 × 5.8 × 4.7 cm
Description

Azurite crystals with malachite, partly pseudomorphs

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Azurite

Formula: 
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d'Oingt, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France...

Malachite

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