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Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

Mimetite

$5,000.00   €4,199  £3,790.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20515
The lead-zinc Pingtouling mine in south-east China has only seven recorded mineral species but, luckily for the collector, one of these is magnificently crystallised Mimetite.  Pingtouling mine, also known as Dashuihu mine, is in Liannan County in the province of Guangdong.  Golden-orange barley sugar coloured, translucent to gemmy Mimetite forms as splendid hexagonal plates to 1 cm across flats; some as thin plates and some that are developed into squat equant prisms.  These lustrous and vibrantly coloured crystals overlay a matrix of limonite-stained granular Quartz.  A truly magnificent miniature Mimetite from Pingtouling mine in China, a true modern classic.

Details

Dimensions
3.0 × 5.0 × 3.8 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Pingtouling Mine, Liannan Co., Qingyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Mimetite

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