Vanadinite on Calcite
San Carlos Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico
Thumbnail, 2.6 x 2.1 x 1.7 cm
Ex. Sam Nasser
This is not the most expensive vanadinite specimen in the lot, but it is my personal favorite. Individual, barrel shaped crystals of lustrous, translucent, orange, crystals of vanadinite have been emplaced in a matrix of colorless, gemmy, calcite. WOW!