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Obsidian var. Apache Tear from Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona

 
Obsidian var. Apache Tear from Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 27658
Mineral:Obsidian var. Apache Tear
Locality:Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Large translucent black obsidian nodule restored into colorless matrix. Commonly called Apache Tears because of the myth that they were solidified tears of the local Indians. Shows translucency when rear-illuminated.
Overall Size:4x2.5x2.5 cm
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Status: For reference only
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