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Malachite on Quartz from Manhan Lead Mines, Loudville District, 3 km northwest of Easthampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

 
Malachite on Quartz from Manhan Lead Mines, Loudville District, 3 km northwest of Easthampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

Malachite on Quartz from Manhan Lead Mines, Loudville District, 3 km northwest of Easthampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 75809
Mineral:Malachite on Quartz
Locality:Manhan Lead Mines, Loudville District, 3 km northwest of Easthampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Description:Tapered spray of chatoyant fibrous green malachite crystals nestled in a small cavity lined with lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals. Though the green crystals might be brochantite, the fibrous habit is indicative of malachite.
Overall Size:17x16x8 mm
Crystals:0.5-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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