Malachite, Azurite, Bisbeeite
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 6.5 x 2.8 cm
Apex Mine (Dixie Mine; Utah-Eastern Mine; Dixie-Apex; Pen), Jarvis Peak, Tutsagubet District, Beaver Dam Mts, Washington Co., Utah, USA
Ex. Richard Hauck
An excellent, old-time specimen of botryoidal, dark green malachite with botryoidal, midnight-blue azurite and sky-blue "bisbeeite" on nicely contrasting matrix from the famous Apex Mine in Utah. "Bisbeeite" is a discredited species, which was shown in 1977 to be chrysocolla. This piece has an old label, stating that the piece was collected around 1930. Ex Richard Hauck Collection. 7.0 x 6.5 x 2.8 cm