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Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

Mimetite

$900.00   €754  £680.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20194
This rather gorgeous, golden-yellow Mimetite simply exudes “Mexico” and is from the Santa Eulalia Mining District in the state of Chihuahua.  A 12 x 4 cm foliated rib of fantastically-coloured limonite matrix is richly strewn with deep yellow to golden-yellow Mimetite crystals of 4 to 8 mm long, all an acicular (needle-like) prismatic habit and some double-terminated.  Adding to the aesthetic, some areas of the Mimetite crystals are blushed orange-pink.  Also occasionally scattered over the surface are lustrous gemmy hexagonal prismatic Calcite crystals. Showy and beautiful!

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 12.4 × 3.8 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Santa Eulalia District, Mun. de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Mimetite

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