Quartz, Chrysocolla, Malachite
Live Oak pit (Keystone; Joe Bush; Ox Hide; Thornton; Red Hill; Cyprus Miami), Inspiration Mine, Miami-Inspiration deposit, Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami Dist
Miniature, 5.0 x 4.3 x 2.7 cm
You can see a shallow part of a pocket here of a well-loved combination from this mine: a druse of sparkly quartz crystals on a layer of sky-blue chrysocolla. The matrix consists about 50% of bands of chrysocolla and malachite. Beautiful contrasts. Ex. Richard Hauck Collection.