Dioptase on Chrysocolla, Morenci Pit, Arizona

$265.00

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Description

This dioptase on chrysocolla mix is from the Morenci Mine, Morenci, Greenlee County, Arizona, USA. This is a large open pit and underground copper mining operation that contains 78 different minerals including dioptase and chrysocolla. This specimen consists of a shattered quartz matrix that hosts multiple generations of chrysocolla that is partially topped with dioptase crystals up to about 2-3 mm in length. The piece measures approximately 10 x 6 1/2 x 3 inches. It weighs over six pounds.

 

 

 

Additional information

Weight 100 oz