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Mexican Minerals

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 12:00 PM

Introducing the "Mexican Minerals" gallery which is part of our Special Edition galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including vanadinite, wulfenite and more from places like San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico, Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico, Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.

Vanadinite

with Calcite - #AH52729
Locality
San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico 
Formula
Pb5(VO4)3Cl 
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 3.5 x 5.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
vanadium  

Beautiful translucent orange crystals to 6mm. Acquired in Mexico in 1969 by Arnold Hampson.


Vanadinite

Formula
Pb5(VO4)3Cl 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Globular, Prismatic, Nodular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, brown red, colorless, yellow 
Streak
brownish yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

Wulfenite

#AH52730
Locality
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico 
Formula
PbMoO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
2 x 2 x 0.4 cm - Thumbnail 

Sweet thumbnail crystal to 1.8cm with beveled edges. There are several crystals at the base. Only minor knicks. Really nice piece!


Wulfenite

Formula
PbMoO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Pyramidal 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Resinous - Greasy 
Color
orange yellow, waxy yellow, yellowish gray, olive green, brown 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Wulfenite

#AH52734
Locality
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico 
Formula
PbMoO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 2.4 x 1.6 cm - Thumbnail 

Superb thin, translucent Wulfenite crystal to 1.6cm nicely perched on sparkly limonitic matrix. Great thumbnail. Collected by Hampson in 1972.


Wulfenite

Formula
PbMoO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Pyramidal 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Resinous - Greasy 
Color
orange yellow, waxy yellow, yellowish gray, olive green, brown 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Wulfenite

#AH52747
Locality
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico 
Formula
PbMoO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 4 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Caramel to orange colored tabular Wulfenite crystals to 9mm. Acquired by Hampson in 1971.


Wulfenite

Formula
PbMoO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Pyramidal 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Resinous - Greasy 
Color
orange yellow, waxy yellow, yellowish gray, olive green, brown 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Wulfenite

#AH52748
Locality
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico 
Formula
PbMoO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 3.5 x 7 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Attractive specimen of orange Wulfenite with tabular crystals to 6mm. The matrix is a granular white Calcite.


Wulfenite

Formula
PbMoO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Pyramidal 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Resinous - Greasy 
Color
orange yellow, waxy yellow, yellowish gray, olive green, brown 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Wulfenite

#AH52749
Locality
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico 
Formula
PbMoO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
8.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Darker orange, splendid specimen of Wulfenite with crystals from 1 to 5mm. Both front and back is fully covered. Really attractive.


Wulfenite

Formula
PbMoO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Pyramidal 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Resinous - Greasy 
Color
orange yellow, waxy yellow, yellowish gray, olive green, brown 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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