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ADA3603 - ADAMITE var. Cuprian on Limonite

$100.00 Weight: 369 g

Ojuela Mine; Mapímí; Municipio de Mapímí; Durango, Mexico
82mm x 65mm x 41mm
Sparkling translucent medium green cuprian adamite crystals, averaging 3 mm across, filling vugs in a brown limonite matrix. Fluorescent yellow-green under midwave (312 nm) UV light; less so under longwave and shortwave UV light. No damage. An excellent summary of this deposit is found in the special Mexico II issue of Mineralogical Record, Vol. 34, No. 5, September – October, 2003.

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