Apache Tears

Apache Tears is a fancy name that was given to small nodules of black Obsidian which are found in the American Southwest.

Apache Tears can be translucent to opaque, black to red to brown colour.

The name "Apache tear" comes from a legend of the Apache tribe.
General Information
A variety or type of:Obsidian, which is a variety of Glass
Further Information
Mineral information:Apache Tears information at mindat.org
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