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Aurichalcite and Calcite on Smithsonite from 79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona

 
Aurichalcite and Calcite on Smithsonite from 79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona

Aurichalcite and Calcite on Smithsonite from 79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona

Aurichalcite and Calcite on Smithsonite from 79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona

Aurichalcite and Calcite on Smithsonite from 79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona

Aurichalcite and Calcite on Smithsonite from 79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 80531
Mineral:Aurichalcite and Calcite on Smithsonite
Locality:79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona
Description:Tufts to 5 mm of radiating acicular blue-green aurichalcite crystals to 2 mm and translucent colorless calcite crystals to 4 mm over translucent olive-green scalenohedral smithsonite crystals to 1 mm in rounded aggregates of parallel crystals. Ex. Miller #M1155; acquired in 2013 from Chris Wright (1946-2014); collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:6.5x5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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