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Brochantite var. Blanchardite on Quartz from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Blanchardite)

 
Brochantite var. Blanchardite on Quartz from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Blanchardite)

Brochantite var. Blanchardite on Quartz from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Blanchardite)

Brochantite var. Blanchardite on Quartz from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Blanchardite)

Brochantite var. Blanchardite on Quartz from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Blanchardite)

Brochantite var. Blanchardite on Quartz from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Blanchardite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 81373
Mineral:Brochantite var. Blanchardite on Quartz
Locality:Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Blanchardite)
Description:Uncommonly rich specimen of lustrous transparent green acicular brochantite crystals lining cavities on gray quartz. The mine owner labeled these specimens as Blanchardite, an obsolete name for Brochantite from the Blanchard Mine. Ex. S. Kelland collection; acquired in 2008; ex. Betts #40121; ex. Ora Blanchard in 1964
Overall Size:12x6x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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