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Austinite var. Cuprian Austinite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

 
Austinite var. Cuprian Austinite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Austinite var. Cuprian Austinite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 48030
Mineral:Austinite var. Cuprian Austinite
Locality:Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Description:New find of translucent green cuprian austinite on brown goethite-coated gossan. This is the largest specimen I obtained from the find, with hemispherical austinite groups to 35 mm diameter. The surfaces are composed of distinct lustrous crystal faces. Collected January 22, 2010
Overall Size:13x8x6 cm
Crystals:8-35 mm aggregates
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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