Molybdite, Molybdenite
Questa Molybdenum Mine (Moly Mine; R and S Mine), Questa, Taos Co., New Mexico, USA
Cabinet, 11.0 x 6.7 x 4.1 cm
Molybdite is an uncommon molybdenum oxide and this cabinet specimen is a rare and rich specimen from New Mexico out of the Mullane Collection. Pastel-yellow molybdite richly covers the metallic-gray molybdenite and quartz on both sides of this old-time piece from the Questa Molybdenum Mine in Taos County. Accompanied by an old and faded handwritten label.