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Aurichalcite and Calcite from 79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona

 
Aurichalcite and Calcite from 79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona

Aurichalcite and Calcite from 79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona

Aurichalcite and Calcite from 79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 65548
Mineral:Aurichalcite and Calcite
Locality:79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona
Description:Lustrous transparent blue-green bladed aurichalcite crystals in radial aggregates to 3 mm and translucent white calcite crystals (or possibly smithsonite?) to 2 mm with brown matrix coated with dark brown microcrystals of an oxide mineral. Ex. D. Miller collection #M2737; originally acquired from Excalibur Mineral Co.
Overall Size:3.5x2x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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