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Malachite from
Atwood-Henry Clay Mine (Alamo Mine), Virginia District, Lordsburg, Lordsburg District, Pyramid Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Malachite
Formula:Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Comments:Occurs commonly as unusual individual acicular crystals in open fracture surfaces and cavities in mineralized rock. Very attractive.
Habit:Acicular, individuals, matted, coatings
Colour:Bright green
Luminescent properties:None
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Robert E. Walstrom; Chester S. Lemanski, Jr.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Atwood-Henry Clay Mine (Alamo Mine), Virginia District, Lordsburg, Lordsburg District, Pyramid Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Malachite
0.5km (0.3 miles) General Jerry Boyle, Virginia District, Lordsburg, Lordsburg District, Pyramid Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
1.2km (0.7 miles) Battleship Mine, Virginia District, Lordsburg, Lordsburg District, Pyramid Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
2.0km (1.2 miles) Eighty-Five Mine (85 Mine; Superior Mine; Dundee Mine; Jim Crow Mine), Virginia District, Lordsburg, Lordsburg District, Pyramid Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) Bluebird Mine, Virginia District, Lordsburg, Lordsburg District, Pyramid Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
16.5km (10.2 miles) Southerner claim, McGhee Peak, San Simon District, Peloncillo Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
27.5km (17.1 miles) Charles Mine, San Simon District, Peloncillo Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
29.2km (18.1 miles) Mineral Mountain Mine, Kimball, San Simon District, Peloncillo Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
30.0km (18.6 miles) Johnny Bull Mine, McGhee Peak, San Simon District, Peloncillo Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
33.6km (20.9 miles) Granite Gap, San Simon District, Peloncillo Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
34.8km (21.6 miles) Bob Montgomery Mine, Granite Gap, San Simon District, Peloncillo Mts, Hidalgo Co., New Mexico, USA
 
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