Castle Dome Mine (Castle Dome deposit; Pinto Valley deposit), Castle Dome area (Castle Dome Mine area; Pinto Valley Mine area), Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami
Miniature, 4.8 x 4.4 x 1.8 cm
Azurite from the well-known Castle Dome Mine at Miami is rare and is very rarely available. This fine and rich plate has lustrous, midnight-blue rosettes of bladed azurite with interesting accents of royal-blue. Material of this quality dates to the 1950s or earlier. Ex. Don Belsher and Tarnowski Collections.