Dragon Minerals - Update November 16, 2018

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23613: Adamite
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
Miniature - 4.7 x 3.3 x 1.8 cm (1.9 x 1.3 x 0.7 inches)
Weight - 20 grams (0.04 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

A limonite gossan matrix is nearly completely covered with small but sparkly adamite crystals. These adamites are highly lustrous, a pale golden yellow color, and reach 4 mm. Weak green fluorescence under longwave UV, and significantly brighter green under shortwave. Some incomplete crystals along the edges, but no other damage is noted.

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