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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. 72181
Mineral:Azurite partially altered to Malachite
Locality:Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Superb elongated cluster of lustrous vivid-blue azurite crystals with fibrous green malachite crystals cores caused by the azurite altering to malachite from the inside. If alteration continued it would produce malachite pseudomorphs after azurite. Collected in 2012-2013
Overall Size:7x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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