San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 7.0 x 4.5 cm

Wulfenites from this mine are still common on the market, but NOT in quality. This piece is complete all around, with superb, sharp crystals of the highest luster and color. They are large, as well, to 4 cm. From the mid-1970s finds, this is a stunning small cabinet piece that was formerly in the collections of Ed Swoboda and then Eric Asselborn (for some 20-plus years). It was collected by Wayne Thompson and crew, in the mid 1970s. The luster and gemminess of these crystals, in person, is hard to convey in photos. This is a sophisticated example of the classic style, of highest quality, when seen in person. It is also complete, remarkably in excellent condition, 360 degrees. Joe Budd photos.

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