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Crystal habit of Copper Copper, crystal Copper, dendritic Copper Copper, dendritic

Name   Copper
Chemistry   Cu
Hardness   2.5 - 3
Lustre   metallic
Colour   red, copper red, brown
Streak   copper red 
Density [g/cm3]   8.9 - 9.0
Crystal habit   isometric, crystals often distorted
Cleavage, Fracture   fracture hackly
other characteristics and occurrences   dendritic growth, often with a green (malachite), blue or brown surface
in oxidation zones (cap rocks) of copper sulfide veins and in cavities of some volcanic rocks (basalts)

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