Mineral Specimen #1645 Luddenite. Alamosite and Wickenburgite
Rawhide mine area, Rawhide Wash, Artillery Mts, Mohave Co., Arizona, USA
Cu2Pb2Si5O14·4H2O, Pb12[Si12O36] and CaPb3Al2Si10O24(OH)6
Luddenite is a very rare silicate which has been found in only a handful oflocations worldwide. This specimen is from a location not far from the type location. The Luddenite is the sparse green material. It is listed as an unclassified silicate. The Alamosite can be found as small glassy crystal faces. The Wickenburgite makes up some of the white matrix.
5.8 x 3.8 x 3.1 cm
Sold Specimen retained as part of the Minerals Sold But Not Forgotten Galleries