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DescriptionThe blue mineral is caledonite, a copper-lead carbonate-sulfate-hydroxide, Cu2Pb5CO3(SO4)3(OH)6. It typically forms as a secondary mineral in weathered zones of copper-lead ore deposits.
LocationUSA ▹ Arizona ▹ Pinal. Near Tiger. Mammoth Mine.
PhotographerNessa Eull. 2001-06-06.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #801.
Key wordscaledonite, Arizona
Tech details589 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number634