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Malachite from
La Verrière (Montchonay), Les Ardillats, Beaujeu, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Classification
Species:Malachite
Formula:Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit:Spherule
Colour:Pale green
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
References
References:Favreau G., Legris J-R., Dardillac M. (1996), La Verrière (Rhône): Histoire et Minéralogie, Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°3, pp:3-28
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Bayldonite
Carminite
Cerussite
Duftite
Quartz
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Linarite1 photo of Malachite associated with Linarite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view La Verrière (Montchonay), Les Ardillats, Beaujeu, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Nearest other occurrences of Malachite
3.7km (2.3 miles) Les Valettes Mine (Le Golet; Grange; Moret), Les Ardillats, Beaujeu, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
5.7km (3.5 miles) Propières, Beaujeu, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
5.9km (3.7 miles) Creuzeval Quarry, Saint-Didier-sur-Beaujeu, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
6.8km (4.2 miles) Nuizière (Nuissière Mine), Chenelette, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
7.0km (4.4 miles) Chanrion mine, Poule-les-Echarmeaux, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
7.6km (4.8 miles) Bouillé, Beaujeu, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
8.1km (5.0 miles) Longefay mine, Poule-les-Echarmeaux, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
8.9km (5.6 miles) Monterniers Mines, Lantignié, Beaujeu, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
34.6km (21.5 miles) Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Villefranche, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
37.7km (23.4 miles) Neaux quarry, Neaux, Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
 
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