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Kermesite from Caiwa Antimony Mine, Danfeng, Shaanxi, China

 
Kermesite from Caiwa Antimony Mine, Danfeng, Shaanxi, China

Kermesite from Caiwa Antimony Mine, Danfeng, Shaanxi, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 33676
Mineral:Kermesite
Locality:Caiwa Antimony Mine, Danfeng, Shaanxi, China
Description:Tapering spray of elongated kermesite crystals that show translucency when rear-illuminated with a strong light source. These crystals are up to 11 cm long - the largest this mine has produced are 12 cm. The termination intersected another crystal group. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #079
Overall Size:11x1.5x1.4 cm
Crystals:1-11 cm
Status: For reference only
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