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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 68885
Mineral:Azurite partially altered to Malachite
Locality:Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Lustrous translucent blue azurite crystals that were altered on the inside to fibrous green malachite crystals. If the alteration had continued, it would have completely altered to a malachite pseudomorph after azurite.
Overall Size:19x16x10 mm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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