Mimetite (New Find)

Haus Baden Mine, Badenweiler, Black Forest, Germany
Miniature, 3.9 x 3.5 x 2.7 cm
Start Time: 07/22/2010 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 07/29/2010 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Translucent chrome-yellow, spherical aggregates of botryoidal mimetite cover all sides of the mounded matrix, from a summer 2009 discovery. Unusual locality and good contrast make these showy and highly interesting. This is from an ancient lead mine, that gave up a fine surprise!

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