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Chalcanthite from 3R Mine (Three-R Mine), Patagonia Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona

 
Chalcanthite from 3R Mine (Three-R Mine), Patagonia Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 52865
Mineral:Chalcanthite
Locality:3R Mine (Three-R Mine), Patagonia Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Description:Finely crystallized translucent blue chalcanthite with no matrix attached. The surfaces of the chalcanthite are fully crystallized and look beautiful under magnification. Water soluble. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987)
Overall Size:22x17x9 mm
Crystals:0.2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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