Dragon Minerals - Update November 18, 2018

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28870: Willemite and Calcite
Preguiça Mine, Sobral da Adiça, Moura, Beja District, Portugal
Miniature - 5.0 x 4.0 x 2.8 cm (2.0 x 1.6 x 1.1 inches)
Weight - 31 grams (0.07 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

A limonite/gossan matrix cleft hosts a sparkly crust of tiny, colorless to tan willemite crystals. These willemites exhibit strong shortwave fluorescence. Right in the middle of the willemite crust is an 8 mm colorless calcite group. Very slight microchipping to the calcite, otherwise no damage.

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