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Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite and Apophyllite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

 
Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite and Apophyllite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite and Apophyllite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 40195
Mineral:Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite and Apophyllite
Locality:Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
Description:Colorless apophyllite crystals up to 3 mm with bright red-orange hair-like cuprite (variety chalcotrichite) crystals up to 0.5 mm long in shallow cavities and included in the apophyllite. Rare. Ex. Arizona Mineral and Mining Museum D-478-1
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:0.2-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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