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Tenorite & Gypsum

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Tenorite & Gypsum

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Description
Locality: 
Genna Zinc Smelter, Letmathe, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.5 × 1.3 cm
Description

Nice tenorite and gypsum 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

Gypsum

Formula: 
CaSO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.CD.40
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
White.
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