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Malachite on Tenorite from Morenci Mine, Clifton District, Greenlee County, Arizona

 
Malachite on Tenorite from Morenci Mine, Clifton District, Greenlee County, Arizona

Malachite on Tenorite from Morenci Mine, Clifton District, Greenlee County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 52463
Mineral:Malachite on Tenorite
Locality:Morenci Mine, Clifton District, Greenlee County, Arizona
Description:Bright green malachite microcrystals in spherical aggregates to 1 mm diameter on botryoidal black tenorite microcrystal-coated matrix. Looks beautiful when viewed under magnification. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010); personally collected in 1992
Overall Size:4.5x3x3 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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