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    Sonora Sunset
    Milpillas Mine
    Sonora
    Mexico
    5.51 x 2.56 x 1.54 inches (14.00 x 6.50 x 3.90 cm)


    The Milpillas Mine in Sonora, Mexico, might be best known to mineral collectors for the amazing Azurite specimens it produces, but the Copper deposits have also provided an attractive material known both as "Sonora Sunset" and "Sonora Sunrise" composed, primarily, of bluish-green Chrysocolla and red Cuprite. This smooth, polished example has an appealing mottled surface which has a quite ethereal appearance.

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


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    14th-21st Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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