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SOLD Adamite- Manganoan (purple) with Austinite
stock #SOLD 19.1-752
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
2.8 x 2.2 x 2 CM (thumbnail)
price: $0


Killer thumbnail with intense bright color and great esthetics. A cluster of Adamite crystals showing saturated color zoning and featuring a saturated purple sector. In perfect, undamaged condition. The back side and a few other spots have some nice small balls of Austinite as well, an unusual combination that adds a bit to the overall interest. Purple Adamite from Mina Ojuela is one of the most desired of Mexican minerals, this color and quality is found rarely and prized.

Fluorite -deep purple -fluorescent red
stock #19.1-758
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
4.7 x 3.6 x 3.1 CM (miniature)
price: $330


Rich "royal purple" cubes on a contrasting gossan matrix from the prolific Mina Ojuela. Excellent transparenc with lightly etched faces this has the best color that can be found at this locality and has the rare brilliant red fluorescence that makes this Fluorite unique. In great condition as seen, the display side is undamaged there are some contacts on the backside only and not seen. Choice and eyecatching, the red UV response is especially strong on this specimen.

Adamite
stock #17.1-616
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
4.3 x 3.2 x 1.5 CM (miniature)
price: $130


Bright lemon-green color Adamite crystals with grading to colorless near their base. These are sharp and lustrous with very good relief from the matrix. Ojuela has produced vast numbers of Adamites in many hues and habits, these are modern classics and quite affordable compared to the mineral from anyplace else. A sparkling miniature of well developed crystals and choice, less common color.

Aurichalcite
stock #19.AX-886
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
5.7 x 5 x 3.2 CM (cabinet)
price: $390


A dense carpet of bright blue-green needle crystals of Aurichalcite on Gossan Matrix. An older Mina Ojuela specimen, this is in impressive condition for such an obviously fragile mineral. This locality has been a source of world class Copper, Lead and Zinc minerals for centuries. Especially amazing under magnification, this small cabinet specimen has a rich three dimensional character and displays well.

Adamite (Cuprian)
stock #19.1-877
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
4.5 x 3.4 x 2.6 CM (miniature)
price: $260


Rich color and bright luster, a fine druse of sharp Adamite crystals on a Gossan Matrix. A few small Calcites and some areas of Conichalcite are also present. The Cuprian Adamite from here are now considered the worlds best by far and can be very esthetic. For years Cuprian Adamite was also known from Tsumeb and was also very attractive but recent studies have shown those should in fact are Zinco-Olivenite. This miniature has two well-crystallized areas that are on opposite sides of the matrix. This specimen is in excellent condition the blue green color is especially bright and this has a good display impact despite the small size.

Legrandite with Smithsonite etc.
stock #AX-10-952
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
4.2 x 3 x 2.7 CM (miniature)
price: $110


Small but bright, sharp and gemmy free standing crystals of bright yellow Legrandite. These crystals line a vug with a druse of smaller more pale Legrandites as a background. A small area of Smithsonite in Scalenohedral crystals is also noted on the back of the matrix. This is an older specimen from 1970 vintage finds. Magnification reveals a few broken crystals at the edge but those in the central area are complete and perfect. A very good budget specimen.

Austinite
stock #19.1-753
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
4.8 x 4.3 x 2.4 CM (miniature)
price: $800


Austinite is usually only seen as micro crystals but the finds at Mina Ojuela were by far the best and largest ever found. This is a superb example of the radial crystals of large size and in perfect condition. Esthetic, bright well perched balls of sparkling crystals stand out on the matrix. This Austinite was part of a single small pocket found in 2018, none had been seen for many years. This is far better than typical material and a very choice example.

Adamite - Manganoan on yellow/green
stock #19.1-262
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
2.8 x 2.6 x 1.5 CM (thumbnail)
price: $1150


Killer thumbnail of sharp Manganoan Adamite crystals clustered like a crown on a base of lemon yellow to green Adamites. The Manganoan crystals have light purple and reddish-pink zones with glassy luster, transparent in areas. . Ex collections of Willard Perkins (inventor of the Perky box) and Kay Robertson. In excellent condition, the display side is perfect and competition grade, the backside is contacted where it grew on host rock. With all the fine Adamites to come out of Ojuela it can be hard to find one that is exceptional or stands out. This one is top level with a unique form.