Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Large Cabinet, 22.1 x 16.4 x 4.8 cm
A striking, large cabinet azurite plate from the Morenci Mine of Arizona. Two-toned blue rosettes of bladed azurite totally cover the sculptural matrix and the fringe of malachite on the edges is a beautiful accent. Classic material from this well-known locale and seldom available in this size and quality. Ex. Robert Fender Collection.