Azurite, Malachite
Detroit Mine (Arizona Copper Co. group [in part]), Morenci, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Small Cabinet, 8.9 x 6.4 x 2.4 cm
An old-time, two-sided specimen from the Detroit Mine at Morenci, Arizona. Royal-blue, primary azurite botryoids richly and attractively cover the "A" side. The backside of the plate is totally covered with a crust of multi-hued, green botryoidal malachite. The Detroit Mine closed in 1932. Ex. Earl Calvert (Los Angeles, early 1900s) and David Stoudt Collections.