Dragon Minerals - August 24, 2020 Update

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32819:
Wulfenite and Calcite - $10
Glove Mine, Cottonwood Canyon, Tyndall Mining District, Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Miniature - 2.9 x 2.7 x 2.2 cm (1.1 x 1.1 x 0.9 inches)
14 grams (0.03 pounds)
Specimen status: Available     Send an email with specimen number to order

A friable, dark matrix ball hosts a partial coating of wulfenite, which has been completely encased in colorless, sparkling calcite. The calcite only partly covered the matrix, and the wulfenite layer is most visible where the calcite is incomplete. (The specimen has a 'bald head'.) Might possibly be carefully trimmed to a true thumbnail. More of a novelty than a pretty mineral specimen, but a bit unusual as well.








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