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Azurite

GG Rakestraw Mount, Antique Specimen
With Antique Label

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Locality: 
Mammouth Mine, Trintic District, Utah, United States of America
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 0.7 × 0.5 cm
Description

You are bidding on a very rare and very old George Rakestraw micromount of azurite and clinoclase. George was one of the fathers of modern micromineral collecting and is in the micromounters hall of fame. He was active in the mid to late 19th century. This mount probably dates to the early 1880s.

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What's on the rock

Azurite

Formula: 
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d'Oingt, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France...

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