Zunyite (rare - Colorado Type Locality!) old classic

Zuni Mine, Anvil Mt., Silverton Dist, San Juan Co., Colorado,
Small Cabinet, 5.8 x 4.0 x 2.7 cm
Start Time: 02/06/2009 8:20:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 02/26/2009 8:35:33 pm (CST)
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Item Description

Zunyite is a RARE chlorinated silicate. This SUPER RICH and showy specimen is from the Type Locality - the Zuni Mine in the famed Silverton District of Colorado. Glassy, translucent, gray-tan, triangular crystals to 3 mm richly cover all sides of the nicely contrasting kaolinite-rich matrix. An OLD-TIME, CLASSIC specimen, nearly 100 years old or older and rarely available. Valued at $300-400. This is an excellent example of this rare material! Ex Mullane Collection.

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