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Calcite and Chrysocolla from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

 
Calcite and Chrysocolla from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Calcite and Chrysocolla from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Calcite and Chrysocolla from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Calcite and Chrysocolla from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 44525
Mineral:Calcite and Chrysocolla
Locality:Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona
Description:Spherical grouping 50 mm across of translucent yellow rhombohedral calcite crystals to 15 mm with white surface coating on select faces. The calcite is on gray calcite microcrystal-coated matrix with bright blue-green chrysocolla mixed throughout. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:9x7.5x5 cm
Crystals:micro to 15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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