Chrysocolla, Azurite

Specimen ID: 897-VPG

Chrysocolla : Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O
Azurite : Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
As recorded:
Morenci Mine, Morenci, Copper Mountain District, Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Mindat locality:
6.5cm x 4.5cm x 3cm

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Colorful specimen of rounded, bright green chrysocolla on dark matrix of near black azurite and tenorite. Very clean with no noticeable damage. Overall size of mineral specimen: 6.5x4.5x3 cm. Size of individual crystals: 1-2 mm.
John Betts - 30th November 2000
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