Bright Blue Stalagmitic Chalcanthite
Bright Blue Stalagmitic Chalcanthite from Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana
Collection Dan Evanich
Description Bright blue Chalcanthite with interesting stalagmitic shape. Based on the crystal habit, this most likely formed from copper-rich precipitation dripping inside mine shafts. This specimen was featured in the public display exhibit at the 2014 Springfield Gem & Mineral Show in the display case of Dan Evanich.
Locality Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana
Specimen Grade D
Photograph © Hershel Friedman - All Rights Reserved.

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