1.2" Glossy DarkBlue AZURITE CRYSTAL Sharp Terminated Milpillas Mexico for sale

$140.00
Product Code: EB0518AZMIL4
Availability: In Stock
 
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Location Milpillas Mine, near the town of Milpillas, in the Cananea District, Sonora, Mexico
Size 1.2" x 0.8" x 0.6"
Suggested Stand A thumbnail box comes free with this specimen.

Here is a perfectly elegant specimen of azurite from the Milpillas Mine in Mexico, featuring a sharp, flashy crystal in a rich, deep azure blue color, with wet-look glassy luster, and a fine, undamaged termination. The copper mine at Milpillas, Mexico earned its status as a modern classic by producing jewels of azurite such as this finely crystallized specimen. The oxidation zone, which produced the azurite, has long been exhausted, but the sulfide zone continues to produce.