Azurite – Aesthetic Crystals from the Milpillas Mine, Sonora

$250.00


1 in stock

Description

These azurite crystals are from the Milpillas Mine in Cuitaca, Mun.de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico. Mining at this locale began in 2006 with the extraction of copper minerals. Thirty-six mineral species have been identified at the mine including world class azurites. It is a secondary copper carbonate containing the elements Cu, C and O. Mining started in several copper oxide zones where the carbonate minerals including azurite were found. This specimen consists of a breccia tuff matrix that hosts an attractive display of crystals.The largest crystal is double terminated with complex multiple terminations. It measures approximately one inch in length. The crystals have a cobalt-blue color and a vitreous luster. The piece is undamaged with former, natural, attachment points on the side and rear as shown in photos. It measures 2 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/4 inches or 50 x 35 x 32mm.

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Additional information

Weight 4 oz

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