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Pyromorphite and Vauquelinite on Quartz from Allah Cooper (Valcooper) Mine, Contrary Creek District, near Mineral, Louisa County, Virginia

 
Pyromorphite and Vauquelinite on Quartz from Allah Cooper (Valcooper) Mine, Contrary Creek District, near Mineral, Louisa County, Virginia

Pyromorphite and Vauquelinite on Quartz from Allah Cooper (Valcooper) Mine, Contrary Creek District, near Mineral, Louisa County, Virginia

Pyromorphite and Vauquelinite on Quartz from Allah Cooper (Valcooper) Mine, Contrary Creek District, near Mineral, Louisa County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 42563
Mineral:Pyromorphite and Vauquelinite on Quartz
Locality:Allah Cooper (Valcooper) Mine, Contrary Creek District, near Mineral, Louisa County, Virginia
Description:Brecciated milky quartz with many grass-green pyromorphite crystals lining the many cavities. One limonite-filled cavity has brown vauquelinite crystals to 0.5 mm (new mineral for Virginia). The cavities protected the pyromorphite crystals from damage. Refer to: Virginia Minerals, vol. 50 #2, May 2007 and Mineral News August 2008
Overall Size:9x6x5 cm
Crystals:0.5-2.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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