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Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite with Tenorite from Morenci Mine, Clifton District, Greenlee County, Arizona

 
Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite with Tenorite from Morenci Mine, Clifton District, Greenlee County, Arizona

Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite with Tenorite from Morenci Mine, Clifton District, Greenlee County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 49712
Mineral:Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite with Tenorite
Locality:Morenci Mine, Clifton District, Greenlee County, Arizona
Description:Shallow cavity lined with translucent green malachite pseudomorphs after bladed azurite crystals to 1 mm with botryoidal black tenorite. The azurite crystals formed first, then altered atom by atom to malachite, keeping the original form of the azurite.
Overall Size:7x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:0.1-1.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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