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Arsenbrakebuschite with prismatic Mimetite, Tsumcorite? and Descloizite
stock #13.1-040
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
8.8 x 6.5 x 3.9 CM (cabinet)
price: $320
Fall 2015

Cabinet specimen well-crystallized with many prismatic gemmy hexagons of Mimetite to about 8mm that are set on and mixed with yellow to orange tufts of Arsenbrackebuschite. The prisms of Mimetite are a more rare habit at Ojuela. There is also what seems a perfect match for Tsumcorite (which has also been found in this assemblage), but this was not tested. A few Mimetites have some damage (not seen by my naked eye) but most are perfect with a yellowish to transparent grey color. This would make many thumbnails and micro-specimens if split up. As is, a rich cabinet specimen for these rare minerals.

Adamite -with purple tips
stock #15.1-293
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
4.8 x 3.5 x 1.4 CM (miniature)
price: $390
Post Tucson 2015

A really esthetic zoned Adamite spray that goes from transparent yellow-green to intense red-purple at the terminations. In fine condition and with great color and luster, this is a nice addition to any Mexican suite. The spray is sizable at 2.4 CM and is well protected in a ledgelike vug. Choice.

Mimetite
stock #AX-21-005
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
6.3 x 4.4 x 3 CM (cabinet)
price: $1700
Post Tucson 2015

An exceptional, undamaged, wet look Mimetite with great color and form. From the 2012 find at Mina Ojuela, showing the elongated botryoidal look unique to this discovery. These specimens are now considered equal to or better than the old find at San Pedro Corralitos, which are very sought after and prized. Destined to become classics, the find is exhausted. Fantastic esthetics, better in person!

Adamite
stock #10.1-177
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
4 x 3.6 x 2.7 CM (miniature)
price: $975
Post Tucson 2015

A fine, sweet pinwheel style Adamite with brilliant color and luster. Minimal matrix this is mostly just a pure, bright Adamite specimen. In fine condition there is no damage aside from the outer edge contacts seen in the photos. The tiny crystals that compose the wheels are perfectly terminated and pristine. A very pretty example that is hard to find now.

Cerussite- new find, Ojuela
stock #AX-29-108
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
7.3 x 4.8 x 3.7 CM (cabinet)
price: $300
Post Tucson 2015

A delicate and complex Cerussite fro m the recent find at Mina Ojuela. These are glassy crystals associated with Pyrite that have inclusions that make part of the crystals opaque. There is some green to blue-green inclusions and coatings as well so the overall look is dark. There are many crystal habits on this piece, some twinned, sixlings and untwinned prisms. Some damage exists but much less than on nearly all pieces in the find. The longest crystal is 3.1 CM, before this find Cerussite was very rare at Ojuela.

Mimetite - new find at classic locale
stock #AX-29-018
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
4.8 x 4.2 x 2.5 CM (miniature)
price: $325
Post Tucson 2015

From another small but exciting new find at the great Mina Ojuela, a well crystallized bright Mimetite. The orange-red color is vibrant and the tiny crystals sparkle throughout. No damage can be seen by naked eye, but a little is seen at 20 X magnification. The individual crystals are all transparent and gemmy. A nice addition to any Ojuela suite.

Adamite (purple/manganoan) with Lotharmeyerite
stock #13.1-385
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
4.2 x 3.1 x 3.3 CM (miniature)
price: $340
pre Tucson 2015 update

A classic assemblage of Adamites with some distinct purple crystals and tiny Lothameyerite crystals scattered as well. The Geothite matrix has several vugs but the largest vug is the most logical for display with a 2.5 CM span of Adamite. The crystals are sharp, glassy and have classic form, in quite good condition, the only damage is at the edges and is mostly not naked eye visible. purple is the rarest color for Adamite and the most desired, usually these are quite expensive.

Adamite
stock #AX-29-113
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
8.2 x 5.2 x 4.5 CM (cabinet)
price: $700
pre Tucson 2015 update

An eye popping Adamite composed mostly of "pinwheel" habit crystal aggregates on contrasting matrix. Fine luster and in excellent condition damage-wise, this has good esthetic and colorful presentation. The matrix is a mix of botryoidal Goethite and tiny Adamite crystals. The red color on some pinwheels seems to be from Fe oxides on and in the green and yellowish Adamites. Better Ojuela Adamites (which are the best in the world) have gotten quite hard to get at a reasonable price, this one is far better than average and a very good value.