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Chalcanthite from Planet Mine, La Paz County, Arizona

Chalcanthite from Planet Mine, La Paz County, Arizona

Locality:Planet Mine, La Paz County, Arizona
Description:Bright-blue chatoyant curved chalcanthite crystals with minor brown gossan included on the bottom. The chalcanthite probably formed post-mining from groundwater and is water-soluble so this specimen was sealed to prevent degradation. Collected ca. 1985 by David M. Shannon (1942-2004)
Overall Size:21x12x5 mm
Crystals:25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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