Morenci Mine, Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
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.
- 12th June 2008
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