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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. 68577
Mineral:Azurite partially altered to Malachite
Locality:Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Cluster of interconnected lustrous translucent vivid-blue azurite crystals to 18 mm that are partially replaced by fibrous green malachite. The azurite crystallized first then altered on the interior to malachite, leaving only a 1 mm skin of azurite.
Overall Size:3.5x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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