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Azurite and Malachite pseudomorph after Gypsum from Apex Mine, Tutsagubet District, Washington County, Utah

 
Azurite and Malachite pseudomorph after Gypsum from Apex Mine, Tutsagubet District, Washington County, Utah

Azurite and Malachite pseudomorph after Gypsum from Apex Mine, Tutsagubet District, Washington County, Utah

Azurite and Malachite pseudomorph after Gypsum from Apex Mine, Tutsagubet District, Washington County, Utah

DESCRIPTION:No. 46743
Mineral:Azurite and Malachite pseudomorph after Gypsum
Locality:Apex Mine, Tutsagubet District, Washington County, Utah
Description:Hollow epimorphs of bright blue azurite and green malachite after prismatic gypsum crystals to 25 mm long. The gypsum crystallized first, then was overgrown with azurite, finally the gypsum dissolved leaving the azurite with the original shape of gypsum. Ex. Robert P. Bates (1926-2008) collection #157; originally acquired in 1986
Overall Size:26x10x10 mm
Crystals:10-25 mm pseudos
Status: For reference only
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