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Wulfenite
stock #16.1-062
Jianshan Mine (stone crack), Ruoqiang County, Bayin gholin Prefecture
Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China
6.8 x 6.1 x 2.8 CM (cabinet)
price: $280


Small, sharp and colorful, bright red and orange Wulfenites cover one side of a matrix. In remarkable condition, the crystal edges are clean and nearly every one is complete, undamaged. This find produced many different styles of Wulfenite, the most desirable color being this deep red. The find was large enough that specimens were available at reasonable prices and represent a very good value for collectors.

Wulfenite - thin habit bright red
stock #8.1-366
Jianshan Mine (stone crack), Ruoqiang County, Bayin gholin Prefecture
Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China
6.2 x 5.3 x 3.2 CM (cabinet)
price: $900
Dec 2018

Brilliant red Wulfenites with a delicate, paper thin habit that are free standing on a gossan matrix. Choice and esthetic example from the earlier finds at Xinjiang. The centers of many Wulfenites have a zoned coating on one side of the crystal, but others are unzoned. The delicate thin edges are mostly intact and undamaged but there is some damage on a few spots which is almost inevitable with such thin crystals. The color is as brilliant a red as is possible.

Wulfenite on Calcite
stock #16.1-065
Jianshan Mine (stone crack), Ruoqiang County, Bayin gholin Prefecture
Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China
9.2 x 4.3 x 1.3 CM (cabinet)
price: $400
new june 17

A thin plate of matrix hosts dozens of brilliant orange-red Wulfenites with a particularly bright luster. The contrast with the white matrix is excellent and the condition overall is very good, a few chipped crystals at the edges have to be mentioned, but the main central area is quite damage free. From the remarkable finds near Urumqi in Xinjiang. This specimen has not been damaged by cleaning in strong acids so the color and luster are well above average. A good value for such an esthetic piece.