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Vanadinite and Calcite from Old Yuma Mine, west of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona

 
Vanadinite and Calcite from Old Yuma Mine, west of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona

Vanadinite and Calcite from Old Yuma Mine, west of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 44916
Mineral:Vanadinite and Calcite
Locality:Old Yuma Mine, west of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Description:Translucent orange vanadinite crystals on two faces of matrix with colorless calcite microcrystalline coating over the vanadinite in one area. The vanadinite crystals are complex form of repeated, parallel hexagonal crystals with secondary edge faces. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987)
Overall Size:4.5x4x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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