Creedite – Acicular Clusters from the Mina Navidad, Abasolo



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This creedite is from the Navida Mine in Absolo, Mun. de Rodeo, Durango, Mexico. This is a fluorite mine that contains 16 different types of minerals including creedite. The veins in the mine contain vugs and voids that can contain 16 different minerals including creedite. It is a halide that contains the elements Ca, Al, S, O, H, and F. This specimen consists of two radiating clusters of creedite crystals. The crystals are transparent, glassy, and are covered with bright orange oxides. The crystals on the display side are pristine terminated and free from dings or bruises. The former attachment point is at the base as displayed in photos 2 and 3. This piece measures 3 x 2 x 1 7/8 inches or 76 x 50 x 47 mm.

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Weight9 oz