Roger Weller, geology instructor
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Aurichalcite is a basic carbonate of zinc and copper. It is often identified by its light
blue color and delicate needle-like crystal habit (acicular). The large, clear crystals
in this photo are calcite and the yellowish brown material is limonite.
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Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.