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Obsidian var. Apache Tear from Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona

 
Obsidian var. Apache Tear from Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona

Obsidian var. Apache Tear from Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona

Obsidian var. Apache Tear from Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 65968
Mineral:Obsidian var. Apache Tear
Locality:Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Transparent black obsidian nodules in light-gray matrix. These are commonly called Apache Tears because of the myth that they were solidified tears of the local Indians. The nodule shows transparency when rear-illuminated. Ex. Tom Penney collection #160
Overall Size:3.5x3.5x2.5 cm
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Status: For reference only
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