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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

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. 71914
Mineral:Azurite partially altered to Malachite
Locality:Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Superb specimen of large lustrous vivid-blue azurite crystals on dark matrix. The azurite crystals are distorted rhombic form and partially altered to fibrous green malachite internally which would produce pseudomorphs if the alteration was complete. Collected in 2012-2013
Overall Size:7x6x4.5 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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