Morenci Mine (Morenci pit; Phelps Dodge Morenci Mine; Morenci-Metcalf), Morenci, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Small Cabinet, 5.7 x 3.8 x 3.7 cm
Antlerite is an UNCOMMON copper sulfate. This showy and excellent specimen is nearly solid microcrystalline to massive green antlerite and is a RARE occurrence from the Morenci Mine of Arizona, better known from Chile than the USA. Hefty for its size at 103 grams (lots of copper). Ex. George Elling Collection.