Mimetite – Outstanding Display Formation from the Ojuela Mine


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This mimetite is from the Ojuela Mine in Mapimi, Durango, Mexico. There a over 115 different types of minerals in the mine including the world famous mimetite specimens found there. Mimetite is an arsenate that contains the elements Pb, As, O and Cl.  This piece consists of clusters yellow cauliflower-like mounds of mimetite crystals with some minor white bladed barite crystals. Barite is a sulfate containing the elements Ba, S and O. It measures 2 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 inches or 64 x 60 x 38 mm

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Weight6 oz

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