Blue Cyanotrichite Crystals in white Gypsum Mineral Specimen in Perky Box
Dimensions (millimeters): 30 x 20 x 9
Dimensions (inches): 1.2 x .75 x .35
Origins: from the Sunshine Drifts mine, Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico, USA
Cyanotrichite is a copper mineral named for its bright blue fuzzy crystals. From the Greek, kyaneos, "blue" and riches, "hair," hence, blue hair. This specimen was collected by Bart Bauers, a fellow of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, in the 1960s. Trekking into this part of New Mexico in the 1960s was a true test of courage.
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