Wulfenite With Mimetite
San Francisco Mine, Cucurpe, Sonora, Mexico
Miniature, 5.2 x 5.0 x 4.5 cm
A stunning, absolutely gemmy cluster of sharp wulfenite windowpanes to 2.7 cm across, dusted with bright mimetite. The wulfenite on this specimen is NOT typical at all of the locale, being an unusual yellow-orange coloration instead of orange as most crystals from here. The 3-dimensionality of the piece is appealing, and its verynearly pristine quality is a miracle, given the fragility of such pieces.This was collected in the late 1960s, by Wayne Thompson. Specimens in this quality, and miniatures on matrix no less, are simply not often available.