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Erupcion mine, Mun. de Ahumada. A lead mine in the Los Lamentos district, famous for wulfenite

 

Wulfenite
Deep orange tabular wulfenite XX up to 0.6cm wide. This thicky-tabular shape of the XX is  typical for this locality
6x5.5cm
Eruption mine, Los lamentos Mts., Chihuahua. Mexico
Specimen n.458

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Wulfenite
Intergrown of tabular XX on matrix. The bigger X is up to 2.3cm long
7x4cm
Eruption mine, Los Lamentos Mts., Chihuahua. Mexico
Specimen n.482

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Wulfenite
Tabular XX with a dark-brown color

10x6cm
Eruption mine, Los Lamentos Mts. near Villa Ahumada, Chihuahua. Mexico
Specimen n.60

Another photo: a bigger view

 

Wulfenite
Brownish-orange tabular wulfenite XX, well in evidence of matrix. The biggest has a 0.9 cm edge
7x7cm
Eruption mine, Los Lamentos Mts. near Villa Ahumada, Chihuahua. Mexico
Specimen n.491

Naica mine, Mun. de Saucillo. A silver-lead-zinc-tungsten mine

 

Fluorite
Combination of octahedral XX, edges up to 1.9cm, on a plate covered by small fluorite octahedron and quartz XX
18x10.5cm
Naica, Mun. de Saucillo, Chihuahua. Mexico
Specimen n.428

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Fluorite
Cube modified by dodecahedral planes, with light purple color (edge is 1.1 cm long). On matrix with globular calcite and pyrite
4.5x2cm
Naica, Mun. de Saucillo, Chihuahua. Mexico
Specimen n.728

Other areas

 

Boleite
Well defined X, 0.5cm edge, on matrix. From the  sedimentary copper deposit in this locality that gives the name to the mineral
4x6cm
Boleo, Baia California. Mexico
Specimen n.355

 

Adamite
Yellow and bright XX of adamite, well shaped, in a cavity of limonitic matrix
9x8cm
Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango. Mexico
Specimen n.267

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Conicalcite
Globular mass with calcite
8x6cm
Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango. Mexico
Specimen n.329

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Quartz var amethyst
Nice XX of amethyst, up to 2.3 cm long
5x4.5cm
Piedras parado, Mun de Professor Ramirez, Veracruz. Mexico
Specimen n.483

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Quartz var amethyst
XX of amethyst up to 3.5 cm long, on the matrix
12x7cm
Piedra Parada, mun de Tatatile, Vera Cruz. Mexico
Specimen n.1546

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Silver 
Classic specimen of native silver - XX up to 1.8cm long - in white calcite matrix. The silver XX are in a parallel, "criss-crossing" formation
3x3.8cm
Batopilas, Chihuahua. Mexico
Specimen n.348

Another photo: entire piece

   

 

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