Kinoite, Apophyllite-(Kf)
Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Small Cabinet, 7.8 x 6.0 x 4.1 cm
Vivid, azure-blue kinoite microcrystals are festooned on sparkling apophyllite-coated matrix on this fine, highly representative specimen of the species and locale. Kinoite is a rare copper silicate and this is very rich specimen.