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Dioptase and Wulfenite on Willemite from Mammoth-St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal County, Arizona

 
Dioptase and Wulfenite on Willemite from Mammoth-St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal County, Arizona

Dioptase and Wulfenite on Willemite from Mammoth-St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal County, Arizona

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Dioptase and Wulfenite on Willemite from Mammoth-St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 23849
Mineral:Dioptase and Wulfenite on Willemite
Locality:Mammoth-St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Spray of bright green dioptase crystals mixed with orange wulfenite crystals on sparkling matrix of willemite microcrystals (fluorescent under UV illumination). The dioptase is translucent and lustrous. The best crystals are in vugs where protected. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #R381; Ex. Schortmanns
Overall Size:6x4.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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