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Aurichalcite and Linarite on Quartz from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Aurichalcite and Linarite on Quartz from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Aurichalcite and Linarite on Quartz from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 30573
Mineral:Aurichalcite and Linarite on Quartz
Locality:Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Crystalline quartz matrix with scattered green aurichalcite and blue linarite crystals. The linarite and aurichalcite are all in parallel orientation. Looks beautiful under magnification. Bottom is sawn flat to remove excess matrix.
Overall Size:9x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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