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Adamite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

 
Adamite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Adamite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Adamite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 64289
Mineral:Adamite
Locality:Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow-green adamite crystals on brown limonite gossan. The adamite crystals have microscopic brown inclusions of an unidentified mineral, possible hematite. The adamite fluoresces green under SW UV illumination. Ex. Morse collection
Overall Size:7.5x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 2. 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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