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Danburite (5 crystals) from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

 
Danburite (5 crystals) from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Danburite (5 crystals) from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Danburite (5 crystals) from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 52856
Mineral:Danburite (5 crystals)
Locality:Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Description:Five loose crystals of transparent-to-translucent danburite recovered during the early years of mining by Asarco. The danburite crystals are clean and lustrous; one has partial coating of calcite. Accompanied by original letter from V.P. Brown. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection; gift in 1962 from Adin A. Brown, vice president of Asarco
Overall Size:18-36 mm
Crystals:18-36 mm
Status: For reference only
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