Mimetite -Large Crystals on Calcite – Ojuela Mine in Mapimi


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These mimetite crystals are from the Ojuela Mine in Mapimi, Durango, Mexico. There a over 115 different types of minerals in the mine including these two.. Mimetite is an arsenate that contains the elements Pb, As, O and Cl. Calcite is a carbonate  containing the elements Ca, C, and O. This piece consists of a mound-like formation of rhombohedral calcite crystals that hosts dozens of euhedral mimetite crystals.  It measures 2 x 1 5/8 x 1 3/8 inches or 50 x 41 x 35 mm.

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Weight9 oz

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