Ajoite is a rare and beautiful mineral that is usually found in association with other rare secondary copper minerals such as Papagoite and Shattuckite. A single specimen containing these minerals together is an amazing and beautiful combination of colors. Ajoite forms as excellent microcrystal specimens and occassionally as relatively large masses or veins in Quartz that can be fassioned into beautiful cabochons.
Ajoite is only found in a few locations worldwide. Of course it is found at the type locality New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona and also at Wickenburg, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA; Munihuaza, near Alamos, Sonora, Mexico; and Messina, Transvaal, South Africa.
As sprays of bladed prismatic crystals, to 0.4 mm; commonly fibrous; Lath – Shaped like a small, thin plaster lath, tabular (rectangular) in shape; Massive – Uniformly indistinguishable crystals forming large masses; Platy – Sheet forms (e.g. micas)
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Barely Detectable;GRapi = 31.60 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Bluish Green, Light Green
1.550 – 1.641 Biaxial ( + )
Strong, r < v
Visible;X= very light bluish green;Y=Z= brilliant bluish green