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Azurite and Malachite from (Pluckemin Copper Mine?), New Jersey

 
Azurite and Malachite from (Pluckemin Copper Mine?), New Jersey

Azurite and Malachite from (Pluckemin Copper Mine?), New Jersey

Azurite and Malachite from (Pluckemin Copper Mine?), New Jersey

Azurite and Malachite from (Pluckemin Copper Mine?), New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 43334
Mineral:Azurite and Malachite
Locality:(Pluckemin Copper Mine?), New Jersey
Description:Brown sandstone matrix with many cavities lined with lustrous translucent blue azurite crystals up to 0.5 mm across with a few areas of fibrous green malachite crystals up to 2.0 mm long. I attribute this to the Pluckemin Copper Mine based on the matrix. Ex. John H. Marshall (1931-2008) #1773; ex. Ron Bentley (1948-1995); ex. Smith College
Overall Size:8x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:0.2-2.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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