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Nakauriite & Chrysotile

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Nakauriite & Chrysotile

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Description
Locality: 
Nakauri mine, Aichi prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1.5 × 1.5 cm
Description

Nice nakauriite and chrysotile on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Nakauriite

Formula: 
Cu8(SO4)4(CO3)(OH)6·48H2O
Strunz: 
7.DG.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Nakauri mine, Shinshiro city, Aichi prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan

Chrysotile

Formula: 
Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Strunz: 
9.ED.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Green
Type Locality: 
Zloty Stok (Reichenstein), Ząbkowice District, Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie), Poland
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