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Malachite on Quartz from Blue Wing Mine, South Prospect Shaft, Granville County, North Carolina

 
Malachite on Quartz from Blue Wing Mine, South Prospect Shaft, Granville County, North Carolina

Malachite on Quartz from Blue Wing Mine, South Prospect Shaft, Granville County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 45661
Mineral:Malachite on Quartz
Locality:Blue Wing Mine, South Prospect Shaft, Granville County, North Carolina
Description:Old specimen milky quartz matrix almost completely coated with layered green malachite dating to 1905-1910 workings of this old copper mine near the Virginia border. The malachite formed in layers from 0.1-0.2 mm thick in concentric patterns throughout. Ex. Dick Gillespie of Richmond, Virginia.
Overall Size:11x8.5x7 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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