Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 01.25.2022 | Filed under:


Specimen # 200565
Mineral: Covellite
Location: Summitville, Rio Grande Co., Colorado, USA
Size: 3.9 x 3.0 x 2.5 cm


Metallic irridescent blue covellite blades grouped together. These are sharp and lustrous, with some intact crystals protected in the vug (others are incomplete). From the Pete Richards collection, acquired in 1998. The locality is attributed to Summitville, where this habit is known.