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Azurite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Helvetia District, Pima County, Arizona

 
Azurite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Helvetia District, Pima County, Arizona

Azurite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Helvetia District, Pima County, Arizona

Azurite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Helvetia District, Pima County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 63567
Mineral:Azurite pseudomorphs after Calcite
Locality:Helvetia District, Pima County, Arizona
Description:Sparkling blue azurite pseudomorphs after scalenohedral calcite crystals to 35 mm. The calcite crystallized first, then was overgrown with blue azurite crystals, finally the calcite dissolved away leaving hollow epimorphs. Ex. Mort Metersky collection; originally acquired in 1996
Overall Size:4.5x2x2 cm
Crystals:8-35 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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