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Quartz pseudomorphs after Hemimorphite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after Hemimorphite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Quartz pseudomorphs after Hemimorphite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Quartz pseudomorphs after Hemimorphite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Quartz pseudomorphs after Hemimorphite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Quartz pseudomorphs after Hemimorphite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz pseudomorphs after Hemimorphite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 65353
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Hemimorphite
Locality:Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Description:Pale-brown quartz pseudomorphs after elongated hemimorphite crystals to 40 mm. The hemimorphite crystallized first, then was overgrown with quartz, finally the hemimorphite dissolved away leaving hollow epimorphs. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #1387; originally acquired from the Thurstons in 1986
Overall Size:11.5x9.5x5 cm
Crystals:10-40 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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