RARE16G-09
Austinite on Goethite
$450.00
Miniature, 3.9 x 2.5 x 2.0 cm
Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

A beautiful, exceptionally rich, evenly colored, sea green coating of well-crystallized austinite covers a gossanous fragment. Aggregates of radial divergent sprays of this calcium zinc arsenate form tightly intergrown, sparkling botryoids. A rich and super miniature for the species from the finds in Ojuela in 2008-2009. No more has come since, of this quality! Normally this is a very rare species, so this find produced what most people consider to be the best of species.

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