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Brochantite and Fluorite on Quartz from Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Brochantite and Fluorite on Quartz from Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Brochantite and Fluorite on Quartz from Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 48036
Mineral:Brochantite and Fluorite on Quartz
Locality:Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Transparent acicular green brochantite crystals to 4 mm long surrounded by transparent blue cubic fluorite crystals to 5 mm across on limonite-stained quartz crystals to 1 mm. The fluorite crystals also coat the rear of the specimen.
Overall Size:5.5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: For reference only
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