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Cinnabar & Chrysocolla

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Cinnabar & Chrysocolla

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Description
Locality: 
Copperopolis, Castle Creek, Bradshaw Mountains, Yavapai County, Arizona, United States of America
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.9 × 1.5 × 0.7 cm
Description

An interesting specimen featuring a pod of red crystalline cinnabar surrounded by blue chrysocolla.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cinnabar

Formula: 
HgS
Strunz: 
2.CD.15a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5

Chrysocolla

Formula: 
Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x < 1)
Strunz: 
9.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5

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