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RM2190   Gillespite, Sanbornite and Taramellite

Madrelena Mine, Tres Pozos, Baja California, Mexico

Fine aggregates of bright and translucent gillespita, strawberry red. In a matrix of white sanbornita that contrasts with the color. Gillespita is a rare barium and iron phyllosilicate. This is a very rich, colorful and excellent piece for the species.

Size: 5.4 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm.
Found in ±1990.

Col. R. Vochten.
Fluorescent under short wave UV