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Quartz, Malachite in Chrysocolla from Inspiration Open-Pit Mine, Globe-Miami District, Gila County, Arizona

 
Quartz, Malachite in Chrysocolla from Inspiration Open-Pit Mine, Globe-Miami District, Gila County, Arizona

Quartz, Malachite in Chrysocolla from Inspiration Open-Pit Mine, Globe-Miami District, Gila County, Arizona

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Quartz, Malachite in Chrysocolla from Inspiration Open-Pit Mine, Globe-Miami District, Gila County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 23545
Mineral:Quartz, Malachite in Chrysocolla
Locality:Inspiration Open-Pit Mine, Globe-Miami District, Gila County, Arizona
Description:Irregular-shaped pocket in blue-green chrysocolla matrix. The pocket is lined with druzy quartz crystals and acicular, green malachite crystals up to 2 mm. Sensel purchased the specimen from Scott Williams in 1961. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #R579; Ex. Scott Williams; Ex. Walters collection (1958)
Overall Size:11x9x8 cm
Crystals:druzy to 2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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