• Azurite on Smithsonite
  • Azurite on Smithsonite
  • Azurite on Smithsonite
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Azurite on Smithsonite

ID: CC1920

Richly coloured sparkling lustrous royal blue crystal inter-groups of Azurite measuring to 1.5 by 1cm on Smithsonite from the Hilarion Mine, Lavrion, Greece. The crystals of Azurite are aggregated and scattered on a druse of translucent white minutely botryoidal to rice grain form crystals of Smithsonite. Other associated minerals are botryoidal green Malachite, and pale green Cuprian Adamite. All the species are on a cavernous light red brown Goethite matrix. Three or four of the Azurite crystals display partial alteration to Malachite.

Details

Dimensions
6.0 × 4.0 × 2.4 cm
Categories
Locality
Hilarion Mine, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District Mines, Attiki Prefecture, Greece, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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