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Mimetite and Willemite on Barite from Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona

 
Mimetite and Willemite on Barite from Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona

Mimetite and Willemite on Barite from Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona

Mimetite and Willemite on Barite from Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona

Mimetite and Willemite on Barite from Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona

Mimetite and Willemite on Barite from Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Mimetite and Willemite on Barite from Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 73879
Mineral:Mimetite and Willemite on Barite
Locality:Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona
Description:Lustrous translucent vivid-orange mimetite crystals in spherical aggregates to 1.5 mm diameter on white barite. The mimetite crystals grew over an earlier generation of white willemite microcrystals that fluoresce white under SW UV illumination. Ex. W. Keller #7144
Overall Size:4x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:0.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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