DescriptionUNIQUE "SONORAN SUNSET" SCULPTURE: CHRYSOCOLLA & CUPRITE
Milpillas Mine, Sonora, Mexico
"Sonoran Sunset" comes from the renowned Milpillas Mine in Sonora, Mexico, which opened in 2006. The mine has subsequently depleted this particular zone, and the supply of this material has been exhausted. This specimen was discovered while drilling for Copper; however the product is an unusual combination of Chrysocolla and Cuprite. The red is Cuprite, and this piece certainly has an abundance of red, but also has large patches of blue-green Chrysocolla along with black veins of Manganese. The shape and size of this piece is sublime, weighing 40 pounds. It was carefully and beautifully hand polished and is in excellent condition.
Overall Measurements: 13.25 x 11 x 6 inches (33.66 x 27.94 x 15.24 cm), weighs 40 lb. (18.14 kg)
Offered at no reserve.
Condition report available upon request.
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