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Wulfenite

$750.00   €641  £540.00 approx.  

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ID: NA1
Fine bright zoned apricot-orange to mildly burnt-orange crystals of Wulfenite, from the Los Lamentos area in Mexico. Crystals of Wulfenite measuring to 8 mm display a blocky habit, with developed pyramid faced truncated by pinacoid terminations, on a classic white-grey Calcite matrix coating a dense, well indurated grey limestone.  It is the larger Wulfenite crystals which are blocky and colour zoned, all are like a three-tiered sandwich of alternating parallel bands of either light-dark-light apricot or dark-light-dark apricot.  The smaller crystals are typically bi-pyramidal with truncated pinacoids.  The contrast of the bright glassy lustre of the Wulfenite against creamy-white Calcite blades with a satin lustre is delightful.  A great Wulfenite from Los Lamentos.

Details

Dimensions
7.0 × 6.2 × 4.2 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Los Lamentos, Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Wulfenite

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