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Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite with Cerussite from St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal County, Arizona

 
Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite with Cerussite from St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal County, Arizona

Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite with Cerussite from St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 60392
Mineral:Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite with Cerussite
Locality:St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Green malachite pseudomorphs after rhombic azurite crystals to 15 mm with translucent colorless cerussite crystals to 5 mm in crevices. The azurite crystallized first, then altered molecule by molecule to malachite, maintaining the original shape. Ex. W. Keller #5147; ex. David M. Shannon (1942-2004)
Overall Size:4.5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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