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Azurite, Malachite


Azurite : Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2, Malachite : Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
minID: X8C-0HN

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Groups of radiating to arborescent Azurite crystal growths contrasting with the Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite growths. The specimen is from a recent find (2007), pretty unusual since the secondary copper minerals from this mine are not well known.
Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.
Found in 2007
Specimen size: 5.8 × 5.5 × 4.2 cm
Main crystal size: 0.9 × 0.6 cm


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Photo added: 28th Aug 2008

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