Mimetite – Red Crystals from the Ironwood (Sammy Dog) Mine – Az


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These unusual red mimetite crystals are from the Ironwood or Sammy Dog Mine in the Silver Bell Mining District, Silver Bell Mountains, Pima County, Arizona, USA. This was a former Cu-Ag-Zn-Pb mine that was known to contain 18 different mineral species including the lead arsenate mimetite. This piece consists of an altered tuff-like matrix that contains vugs and veins filled with bright red clusters of mimetite crystals. This piece measures 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 inches r 47 x 35 x 25 mm.

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Weight6 oz

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