- 79 Mine (79th Mine; Seventy-Nine Mine; Seventy-Nine property; McHur prospect), Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
- Miniature, 3.8 x 2.6 x 2.0 cm
This is an original 79 Mine specimen, not from the more recent mining that has gone on there, producing a modest number of specimens. Here you see beautiful blue-green tufts of velvety, acicular crystals of aurichalcite, on a contrasting matrix. Ex. Jaime Bird Collection.