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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 8252
Mineral:Aurichalcite on Smithsonite
Locality:79 Mine, Banner District, near Hayden, Gila County, Arizona
Description:Bright green sprays of acicular aurichalcite crystals to 4 mm long on vuggy matrix of pale blue smithsonite and hemimorphite. From a classic Arizona locality, now long closed. Ex. R. Bates Collection #1262
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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