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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 29091
Mineral:Obsidian var. Apache Tear
Locality:Superior, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Three rounded nodules 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:4x3x3 cm
Crystals:4-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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