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Azurite partially altered to Malachite pseudomorphs from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

 
Azurite partially altered to Malachite pseudomorphs from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Azurite partially altered to Malachite pseudomorphs from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Azurite partially altered to Malachite pseudomorphs from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Azurite partially altered to Malachite pseudomorphs from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Azurite partially altered to Malachite pseudomorphs from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Azurite partially altered to Malachite pseudomorphs from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Azurite partially altered to Malachite pseudomorphs from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 80340
Mineral:Azurite partially altered to Malachite pseudomorphs
Locality:Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Cluster of interconnected lustrous translucent vivid-blue azurite crystals to 20 mm that are partially replaced by fibrous green malachite. The azurite crystallized first then altered on the interior to malachite, leaving only a 0.5 mm skin of azurite. Ex. Miller #M2399; collected in 2012
Overall Size:5x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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