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Azurite with fibrous Malachite cores from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

 
Azurite with fibrous Malachite cores from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

Azurite with fibrous Malachite cores from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

Azurite with fibrous Malachite cores from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

Azurite with fibrous Malachite cores from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

Azurite with fibrous Malachite cores from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

Azurite with fibrous Malachite cores from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

Azurite with fibrous Malachite cores from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 72293
Mineral:Azurite with fibrous Malachite cores
Locality:New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona
Description:Lustrous translucent blue azurite crystals with cores of fibrous green malachite crystals. The azurite crystals were altered from the inside to fibrous green malachite, with only a thin skin remaining of the original azurite. Ex. G. McLoughlin collection, acquired in 1992 from P. Olson
Overall Size:3.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:3-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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