2" Fibrous Aurichalcite Crystal Cluster - Mexico

This colorful specimen contains blue-green, fibrous aurichalcite crystal clusters that were collected from the Ojuela Mine in Durango, Mexico. These crystals formed from a bright orange limonitic matrix.

Aurichalcite is a secondary mineral that forms in the oxidation zones of copper and zinc ore deposits. It has the chemical formula (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6 and often forms as radiating acicular blue-green crystals and linings along cavity walls.
FOR SALE
$19
DETAILS
SPECIES
Aurichalcite
LOCATION
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.
SIZE
2 x 1.6"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#119161