Dragon Minerals - Update November 18, 2018

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28869: Willemite and Calcite
Preguiça Mine, Sobral da Adiça, Moura, Beja District, Portugal
Miniature - 4.6 x 4.4 x 3.8 cm (1.8 x 1.7 x 1.5 inches)
Weight - 27 grams (0.06 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

A limonite/gossan matrix hosts sparkly crusts of tiny, colorless to tan willemite crystals. These willemites exhibit strong shortwave fluorescence. Scattered about the specimen are some colorless calcite crystal groups which reach 1.5 cm across. No damage.

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