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Vanadinite pseudomorphs after Wulfenite from Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona

 
Vanadinite pseudomorphs after Wulfenite from Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona

Vanadinite pseudomorphs after Wulfenite from Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona

Vanadinite pseudomorphs after Wulfenite from Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 60309
Mineral:Vanadinite pseudomorphs after Wulfenite
Locality:Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona
Description:Lustrous orange-brown vanadinite pseudomorphs after bladed wulfenite crystals to 10 mm on fragment of matrix. Apparently the wulfenite crystallized first, then was encrusted with vanadinite crystals resulting in epimorphs of the original wulfenite. Collected ca. 1978
Overall Size:28x10x9 mm
Crystals:3-10 mm pseudo
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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