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Azurite & Cuprian Austinite

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Azurite & Cuprian Austinite

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Locality: 
Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 3 × 2.5 cm
Description

Lustrous deep blue blades of azurite on limonite matrix with tiny green cuprian austinite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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...

Cuprian Austinite

Variety Of: 

Austinite

Formula: 
CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Hardness: 
0.0
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