Vanadinite on Calcite
Thumbnail, 2.6 x 2.1 x 1.7 cm
San Carlos Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico
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!