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Aurichalcite and Hemimorphite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

 
Aurichalcite and Hemimorphite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Aurichalcite and Hemimorphite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 63613
Mineral:Aurichalcite and Hemimorphite
Locality:Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Description:Cavities in brown limonite gossan lined with lustrous blue-green acicular aurichalcite crystals to 2 mm with lustrous transparent colorless hemimorphite crystals to 4 mm. The hemimorphite crystals are difficult to see among the aurichalcite crystals. Ex. Lucile Squier (1905-2007) collection #329
Overall Size:3.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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