Linarite, Fluorite
Cabinet, 11.0 x 7.3 x 2.2 cm
Blanchard Mine (Portalas-Blanchard Mine), Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA
A spectacular and rare cabinet combination specimen from the Blanchard Mine of New Mexico. Electric-blue linarite richly covers the quartz matrix plate and is accompanied by rarely seen together translucent, purple fluorite cubes to 6 mm. Material of this richness and rarity came out in the 1960s or 1970s. Ex. Mullane Collection.