Mineral Specimen #6231 Staurolite Penetration Twins
Hondo Canyon District, Taos Co., New Mexico
2.9 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm
1.1 x 1.3 x 0.9 in
Ex. E. Morales, purchased fromZuni Minerals, Tucson Show, 1983
A penetration twinned Staurolite crystal. Although this is a well known location for twinned Staurolite specimens, including Fairy Crosses, most are only thumbnail size with the this specimen being notably large for the location. The crystals are well formed and are well formed and a dark brown color.
Flaws: Nothing Appreciable
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From the United States | Nesosilicates | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars