Cabinet, 11.7 x 7.0 x 3.4 cm
Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA

Morenci Mine and Arizona dioptases are difficult to obtain, in general, in large and fine specimens such as this. This cabinet plate is covered with sparkly emerald-green and blue-green dioptase microcrystals on small, radial-growth clusters on the undulating surface. Old material.