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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 73805
Mineral:Azurite internally altered to Malachite
Locality:Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Vivid blue wedge-shaped azurite crystals to 16 mm internally altered to fibrous green malachite from the inside out, resulting in only a thin veneer of azurite on the outer surfaces. The thin azurite outer layer is why the blue color is so pronounced. Collected in 2014
Overall Size:3.8x2.6x1.8 cm
Crystals:1-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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