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Azurite partially altered to Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

 
Azurite partially altered to Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Azurite partially altered to Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Azurite partially altered to Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Azurite partially altered to Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Azurite partially altered to Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 68572
Mineral:Azurite partially altered to Malachite
Locality:Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Lustrous blue azurite crystals to 14 mm on contrasting white clay-coated matrix. One incomplete azurite crystal on the edge reveals the interior altered to fibrous green malachite that would result in a pseudomorph if the process continued.
Overall Size:5x3x2 cm
Crystals:2-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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