Vanadinite (Var: Arsenatian Vanadinite), Quartz
Erupcion Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupcion-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Small Cabinet, 5.5 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm
A RARE OLD-TIME specimen of discrete hexagonal, brown vanadinite prisms covered with an overgrowth of gray, drusy quartz. This showy, jackstraw piece, has vanadinite crystals to 1.9 cm and you can see the hollow growth tubes on a couple of the vanadinites. Paper label dates to August 16, 1946! Ex. George Elling Collection.