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Cuprite & Azurite

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Cuprite & Azurite

ex. dealer stock Peter Bosse (Kassel/Germany)

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Description
Locality: 
Herzberg Mine, Richelsdorf, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 0.8 × 1.2 cm
Description

Cuprite and azurite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprite

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

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...
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