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Paradamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Paradamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Paradamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

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
Archived: For reference only






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