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Paradamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

 
Paradamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Paradamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 16301
Mineral:Paradamite
Locality:Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Description:Rosettes of yellow paradamite that formed in a thin vein with small contacts on both sides where the crystals were attached to the vein sides. The outer edges fluoresce green under UV illumination (possibly grades into adamite?). Ex. L. Zara collection (editor, Mineral Digest)
Overall Size:30x20x8 mm
Crystals:5 mm
Status: For reference only
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