Azurite – 1 1/4 inch cluster from the Milpillas Mine

$120.00

This specimen is from the Milpillas Mine in Cuitaca, Mun de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico.

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Description

This azurite is from the Milpillas Mine in Cuitaca, Mun de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico.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 sharp, fin-like, primary crystal with small secondary crystals scattered on the faces. There is some minor tuff and malachite matrix attached. The azurite has an excellent color and luster and the piece is good from all sides. It measures 1 1/4 x 1 1/16 x 5/8 inches or 3.2 x 2.6 x 1.6 cm.

Additional information

Weight.25 oz

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