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Mimetite var. Hedyphane from attributed to: El Potosi Mine, Francisco Portillo, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Mimetite var. Hedyphane from attributed to: El Potosi Mine, Francisco Portillo, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Mimetite var. Hedyphane from attributed to: El Potosi Mine, Francisco Portillo, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 14482
Mineral:Mimetite var. Hedyphane
Locality:attributed to: El Potosi Mine, Francisco Portillo, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Knob of white aragonite completely covered with yellow-brown mimetite. Originally acquired from Bob Jones in 1975, with later note in 1987 stating that Jones believes it to be the Hedyphane variety of Mimetite - not pyromorphite as originally labeled. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #G 442
Overall Size:7x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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