• Azurite on Malachite
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Azurite on Malachite

$850.00   €802  £690.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC21885
Superb deep inky blue rosettes of bladed Azurite overgrow a layer of earthy, part-botryoidal greenish-turquoise Malachite covering a cream and brick red carbonate matrix. This spectacular large cabinet specimen is from the Morenci mine in the Copper Mountain District of Greenlee County, Arizona, USA. This is a gigantic open pit of over 2.1 x 1.2 km, together with underground workings, extracted a complex array of ores containing economic quantities of Cu-Mo-Au-Ag-Pb-Zn-U-Re and REEs long with Gypsum-Talc and Garnet. An outstanding display specimen of Azurite contrasting beautifully against the unusually coloured Malachite.

Details

Dimensions
12.8 × 10.0 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Latest Additions
Locality
Morenci Mine, Morenci, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Malachite

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