Chrysocolla Photos        
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Roger Weller, geology instructor    copyright 2010-R.Weller

chrysocolla breccia-2
Morenci pit, Arizona
A breccia is a shattered rock, often found along a fault zone, where the rock
fragments have been cemented together by a mineral deposited from a solution
moving along the fault.  Here the cement is chrysocolla.


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Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.