Wulfenite and Mimetite from Tombstone, Arizona

$55.00

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Description

This wulfenite and mimetite is from the Toughnut Mine at Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona, USA. This was a small Metal Sulfide mine operated for the recovery of various metal ores. It contained over 40 different mineral species including wulfenite (a lead molybdenite sulfate) and mimetite (a lead arsenate). This piece consists of a crystalline calcite and oxide matrix that is topped with transparent orange wulfenite crystals and yellow orange wulfenite crystals.This piece measures 2 5/16 x 1 5/8 x 1 inches or 58 x 41 x 25 mm

Additional information

Weight7 oz

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