Mineral Specimen #1667 Mimetite and Calcite
Potosi Mine, Aquiles Serdan, West Camp, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
5.5 x 6 x 4.3 cm
Yellow Mimetite is coated with rhombohedral Calcite crystals. The color of the Calcite varies from clear to an orange. The mimetie has grown on a matrix of white matrix which on the bottom shows concentric growth rings. The specimen is in fairly good condition with a few small areas of breakage. Although the specimen came from the Don Langham collection it was purchased originally from Ken Ja Entreprises of Detroit Michigan.
From the Don Langham collection
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Mexico | Arsenates | Calcite | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars