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|Azurite partially altered to Malachite pseudomorphs
|Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
|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
|For reference only
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