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Azurite and Malachite epimorph after Calcite from Airthrey Hill Mine, Stirlingshire, Scotland

 
Azurite and Malachite epimorph after Calcite from Airthrey Hill Mine, Stirlingshire, Scotland

Azurite and Malachite epimorph after Calcite from Airthrey Hill Mine, Stirlingshire, Scotland

Azurite and Malachite epimorph after Calcite from Airthrey Hill Mine, Stirlingshire, Scotland

DESCRIPTION:No. 57871
Mineral:Azurite and Malachite epimorph after Calcite
Locality:Airthrey Hill Mine, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Description:Green malachite microcrystals and blue azurite microcrystals forming a concave epimorph after calcite crystals with minor covellite and Cu-rich pyrite. The calcite grew first, was overgrown by the azurite-malachite, then the calcite dissolved.
Overall Size:7x4.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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