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Orpiment & Azurite

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Orpiment & Azurite

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Description
Locality: 
Lavrion District Mines, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1.2 × 0.8 cm
Description

Orpiment and azurite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Orpiment

Formula: 
As2S3
Strunz: 
2.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0

Azurite

Formula: 
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
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