Mibladen, Morocco
Miniature, 5.5 x 3.5 x 3.1 cm
Rising aesthetically on a stalk of matrix is a cluster of vanadinite crystals, to 2 cm across, exhibiting striking parallel growth. The tabular crystals have fine luster and a rich reddish-orange color with gemmy yellow orange highlights characteristic of this pocket. Several crystals are also doubly terminated although the back side is coated by a beige secondary growth of vanadinite. A beautiful flowery specimen with really good aesthetics, this makes for a standout miniature in a case