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Adamite with minor Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

 
Adamite with minor Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Adamite with minor Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Adamite with minor Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Adamite with minor Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Adamite with minor Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 73508
Mineral:Adamite with minor Calcite
Locality:Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow adamite crystals with minor colorless calcite crystals filling a shallow cavity in brown limonite gossan. The adamite crystals are rhombic prisms with chisel-shaped terminations and fluoresce green under SW UV illumination. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:5.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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