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Mineral Specimen No. 80854:
Wulfenite var. Red Wulfenite for sale from Jianshan Mine, Kuruktag Mountains, 300 km southeast of Ürümqi, Shanshan County, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China.

This mineral specimen Wulfenite var. Red Wulfenite from Jianshan Mine, Kuruktag Mountains, 300 km southeast of Ürümqi, Shanshan County, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 80854:

Mineral Species: Wulfenite var. Red Wulfenite.
Location of origin: Jianshan Mine, Kuruktag Mountains, 300 km southeast of Ürümqi, Shanshan County, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China.
Description: Lustrous transparent vivid-red wulfenite crystals on brown matrix. The wulfenite crystals are square bladed form, with beveled edge faces. The red color of these wulfenite crystals is quite remarkable, especially under full-spectrum illumination. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Ex. Miller #M2847; ex. Chris Wright (1946-2014) private collection; collected ca. 2006. See article Red Wulfenite From The Kuruktag Mountains in Mineralogical Record, Jan.-Feb. 2007.
Overall size: 5.5x3.5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-5 mm
Price: $325 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Wulfenite var. Red Wulfenite for sale from Jianshan Mine, Kuruktag Mountains, 300 km southeast of Ürümqi, Shanshan County, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China

Detail view of mineral Wulfenite var. Red Wulfenite for sale from Jianshan Mine, Kuruktag Mountains, 300 km southeast of Ürümqi, Shanshan County, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China

Detail view of mineral Wulfenite var. Red Wulfenite for sale from Jianshan Mine, Kuruktag Mountains, 300 km southeast of Ürümqi, Shanshan County, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China

Detail view of mineral Wulfenite var. Red Wulfenite for sale from Jianshan Mine, Kuruktag Mountains, 300 km southeast of Ürümqi, Shanshan County, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China

Detail view of mineral Wulfenite var. Red Wulfenite for sale from Jianshan Mine, Kuruktag Mountains, 300 km southeast of Ürümqi, Shanshan County, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China

Detail view of mineral Wulfenite var. Red Wulfenite for sale from Jianshan Mine, Kuruktag Mountains, 300 km southeast of Ürümqi, Shanshan County, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China

Detail view of mineral Wulfenite var. Red Wulfenite for sale from Jianshan Mine, Kuruktag Mountains, 300 km southeast of Ürümqi, Shanshan County, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China

Detail view of mineral Wulfenite var. Red Wulfenite for sale from Jianshan Mine, Kuruktag Mountains, 300 km southeast of Ürümqi, Shanshan County, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China

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Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Wulfenite var. Red Wulfenite for sale from Jianshan Mine, Kuruktag Mountains, 300 km southeast of Ürümqi, Shanshan County, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China

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