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Chalcomenite from Cerro de Cacheuta, Mendoza, Argentina (Type Locality for Chalcomenite)

 
Chalcomenite from Cerro de Cacheuta, Mendoza, Argentina (Type Locality for Chalcomenite)

Chalcomenite from Cerro de Cacheuta, Mendoza, Argentina (Type Locality for Chalcomenite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 58644
Mineral:Chalcomenite
Locality:Cerro de Cacheuta, Mendoza, Argentina (Type Locality for Chalcomenite)
Description:Thin vein of crystallized translucent blue chalcomenite that formed in a narrow fracture in dark gray matrix. The opposing vein wall was removed to expose the chalcomenite vein with lustrous crystal faces on the edges. Ex. American Museum of Natural History #32729, acquired with the Thompson Fund
Overall Size:3x1.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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