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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 28856
Mineral:Obsidian var. Apache Tear
Locality:Superior, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Rounded nodule of obsidian in matrix of volcanic glass. The obsidian is translucent, visible when rear-illuminated, and is said to be the tears of the Apache Indians frozen into stone.
Overall Size:5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:18 mm diameter nodule
Status: For reference only
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