Turquoise

Specimen ID: 6NV-1JL

Mineral(s)
Turquoise : Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O
Locality
As recorded:
Apache Mine, Turquoise Mountain, Halloran Springs District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
15mm x 10mm x 7mm
Events

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Sharp, well formed specimen of rare sea-green colored turquoise pseudomorphs after beryl crystal 8 mm across with corner modifications. Identified, based on morphology and trace samples of beryl, by Chesterman at the Ca. Div. of Mines and Geology. Overall size of mineral specimen: 15x10x7 mm. Size of individual crystals: 8 mm.
John Betts - 30th November 2000
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