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Azurite and Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Ray Central Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

 
Azurite and Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Ray Central Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

Azurite and Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Ray Central Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

Azurite and Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Ray Central Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 46923
Mineral:Azurite and Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite
Locality:Ray Central Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Brecciated matrix with several areas coated with sparkling translucent blue azurite crystals to 0.5 mm and transparent red-brown cuprite crystals to 0.5 mm. The cuprite crystals are the slender, elongated variety: chalcotrichite. Collected pre-1909 when Ray Central Mine was acquired by Ray Consolidated Mine Co.
Overall Size:6x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:0.1-0.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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