• Mimetite
  • Mimetite
  • Mimetite
  • Mimetite
  • Mimetite
  • Mimetite
  • Mimetite
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

Mimetite

$9,500.00   €8,369  £7,270.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC17439
A remarkable and aesthetic specimen of Mimetite from the Hat Yai District of Songkhla Province, Thailand.  A well-cemented, rusty-light brown limonitic matrix has its approximately 8 x 6 cm top surface completely covered with gemmy and highly lustrous acid-honey-yellow Mimetite crystals to 1.5 cm, many of which display a stepped growth structure very rarely encountered in crystallography. Individual hexagonal Mimetite crystals have grown to a certain height and then stepped out horizontally, pagoda-like, before growing taller at this increased width. The same process is repeated so forming crystals with a slender base, but gradually telescoping outwards and upwards to end with a relatively wide, flat termination.  A superb Mimetite from Hat Yai in Thailand. 

Details

Dimensions
9.4 × 7.7 × 3.2 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Hat Yai District, Songkhla Province, Thailand, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Mimetite

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