Austinite (Var: Cuprian Austinite)
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Mun. de Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Small Cabinet, 8.8 x 4.8 x 4.4 cm
This is a rich and showy specimen of very gemmy and lustrous, grass-green cuprian austinite crystallized into rounded aggregates on vuggy, interestingly banded, contrasting limonite matrix from the Mina Ojuela, Mexico. This is classic, excellent, older material from this noted locale. Ex. Mullane Collection.