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Quartz and Chrysocolla


Quartz and Chrysocolla

Photo Copyright © Bruce Ueno  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.

Veinlets of drusy quartz run throughout the ore deposits, shown here with a layer of blue-green chrysocolla. The chrysocolla at the Alvord is described as being somewhat radioactive, with levels several times that of background levels.

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Photo added: 30th Jan 2012

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