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Wulfenite from Bleiberg, Carinthia, Austria (Type Locality for Wulfenite)

 
Wulfenite from Bleiberg, Carinthia, Austria (Type Locality for Wulfenite)

Wulfenite from Bleiberg, Carinthia, Austria (Type Locality for Wulfenite)

Wulfenite from Bleiberg, Carinthia, Austria (Type Locality for Wulfenite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 18768
Mineral:Wulfenite
Locality:Bleiberg, Carinthia, Austria (Type Locality for Wulfenite)
Description:Cluster of yellow-orange wulfenite with several cavities lined with crystals up to 4.5 mm. With old label (from Haverford College?) listing the donor as William S. Vaux, the best collector of his time. Ex. Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.) Collection no. 8079, donated by William Sansom Vaux (1811-1882).
Overall Size:9x7x4 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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