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Paratacamite Psm Tenorite

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Paratacamite Psm Tenorite

Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Monte Somma, Vesuvius, Campania, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 2 × 1.2 cm
Description

A nice sample, rich of groups of paratacamite replacing tenorite crystals, from this classic locality.

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Paratacamite

Formula: 
Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Strunz: 
3.DA.10c
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
Green
Type Locality: 
Generosa Mine, Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile

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

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