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Quartz over Malachite from Mexico

 
Quartz over Malachite from Mexico

Quartz over Malachite from Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 43248
Mineral:Quartz over Malachite
Locality:Mexico
Description:Green malachite crystals completely overgrown with sugar-like colorless quartz microcrystals with spots of brown limonite. This was sold as Hecho en Mexico which essentially means Guaranteed Mexican - Nicol and the Walkers thought it was a locality :-) Ex. Glenn E. Nicol collection #153; acquired from the Walkers in 1972
Overall Size:9x7x5 cm
Crystals:0.2-0.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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