Antlerite

Specimen ID: GL8-3MC

Mineral(s)
Antlerite : Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Locality
As recorded:
Morenci Mine, Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
5.7cm x 3.8cm x 3.7cm
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5.7 x 3.8 x 3.7 cm. Antlerite is an UNCOMMON copper sulfate. This showy and excellent specimen is nearly solid microcrystalline to massive green antlerite and is a RARE occurrence from the Morenci Mine of Arizona, better known from Chile than the USA. Hefty for its size at 103 grams (lots of copper). Ex. George Elling Collection.
Robert Lavinsky - 12th June 2008
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