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Malachite & Ferroan Dolomite

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Malachite & Ferroan Dolomite

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Description
Locality: 
Mount Isa, Mount Isa City Shire, Queensland, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4 × 5 cm
Description

Green malacite on light brown ferroan dolomite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Malachite

Formula: 
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Ferroan Dolomite

Variety Of: 

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Hardness: 
0.0