Description

    Polished Chrysocolla Slab
    Bagdad Copper Mine
    Yavapai County
    Arizona
    2.45 x 2.10 x 0.28 inches (6.22 x 5.34 x 0.70 cm)


    Sometimes color is almost too incredible to describe as is the case with this small but vibrant slab of polished Chrysocolla from the Bagdad Copper Mine in Arizona. The intense blue-green mineral has a turquoise hue on most of the smooth surface which is punctuated with small brown patches and tiny green lines near the periphery. This is a color burst with an irregular yet appealing shape.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]




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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    14th-21st Thursday-Thursday
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