Azurite and Malachite (D.Trinchillo Sr. Coll.)

Morenci Mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm
Start Time: 11/11/2009 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 11/19/2009 6:46:05 pm (CST)
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Item Description

A sculptural and aesthetic azurite and malachite specimen from the famous Morenci Mine of Arizona. Bright, azure-blue, bladed, botryoids of azurite, nicely accented by green malachite, are richly strewn on the boot or shoe-shaped gossan matrix. This excellent, probably older piece, looks good from both sides. Ex Daniel Trinchillo Sr. Collection and comes with a custom-made and labeled lucite base valued at $125 for the base alone.

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