HECK-105
Hemimorphite
$1,200.00
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
ex. Richard Heck
Cabinet, 10.9 x 6.8 x 5.3 cm
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An unusual piece, amidst many hemimorphites that all look sort of the same in styles! On a thin crust of ocherous limonite are fat fan-shaped clusters, some of which have coalesced into a big pinwheel. The crystals are glassy and translucent, colorless to white, with a faint red hematite speckle atop. Individual fan-shaped clusters reach 3 cm across. The fan-shaped clusters are quite different from the elegant single crystals we normally see from here, and of a large size for this habit as well. Complete all around!