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Hemimorphite and Aurichalcite from Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico

 
Hemimorphite and Aurichalcite from Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico

Hemimorphite and Aurichalcite from Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 7159
Mineral:Hemimorphite and Aurichalcite
Locality:Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico
Description:Bright blue-green aurichalcite crystals overgrown with transparent, colorless hemimorphite crystals. Under magnification can be seen many thin, tree-like black crystals (goethite? plattnerite? endlichite?). Looks beautiful under magnification. Ex. R. Bates Collection #418
Overall Size:25x25x17 mm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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