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Austinite with Adamite from Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico

 
Austinite with Adamite from Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico

Austinite with Adamite from Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico

Austinite with Adamite from Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Austinite with Adamite from Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 42907
Mineral:Austinite with Adamite
Locality:Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico
Description:Many cavities in brown limonite gossan lined with pale-yellow translucent austinite crystals up to 0.5 mm over earlier yellow adamite crystals up to 2.0 mm. The adamite fluoresces green under UV illumination, the austinite does not fluoresce. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #18755
Overall Size:11x7x6 cm
Crystals:0.1-2.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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