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Hydrozincite with Plattnerite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

 
Hydrozincite with Plattnerite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Hydrozincite with Plattnerite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Hydrozincite with Plattnerite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 25840
Mineral:Hydrozincite with Plattnerite
Locality:Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Description:Sprays of lustrous, white hydrozincite with black-hair-like crystal of plattnerite on gossan matrix. The back side is completely covered with plattnerite. The hydrozincite fluoresces blue-white under UV illumination. No apparent damage. Ex. Stuart F. Wise collection #159
Overall Size:9x5x2.5 cm
Crystals:.2-1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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