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RM455   Adamite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Group of very sharp adamite crystals showing an intense brilliance and color between yellow to colorless. Different orders prisms are present, isome of the end faces can remind the octahedron. Thus, in the specimen we can see very elongated crystals, some other flattened and almost equidimensional. Transparence and luster are really good. Crystals are disposed very aerial on a goethite matrix. This sample belongs to a German collection.


Size: 7,5 x 6,8 x 4,1 cm.
Main crystal: 13 x 10 mm.

Old col. Nr. 2704.
Fluorescent under LW-UV and SW-UV lights
 

RM1503   Adamite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Exceptional specimen formed by several groups of prismatic crystals of adamite, which are disposed forming rosettes on a matrix of goethite. Crystals have a very uniform yellow color, with transparence, and very defined faces and edges. Pure aesthetic.


Size: 7.5 x 6.4 x 2.5 cm.
Main crystal: 6 mm.

 

RM1189   Dobly terminated adamite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Superb adamite crystal, vey brilliant, yellow color, curved faces and showing terminal facets on both ends. It is disposed in a very esthetic form on a matrix of goethite. Good size and quality.


Size: 5.3 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm.
Main crystal: 22 x 10 mm.

Fluorescent under LW-UV and SW-UV lights
 

RM699   Adamite with goethite

Mina Ojuela, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Groups of fan-shaped adamite crystals with good color, more intense at the terminal faces, from light yellow to yellowish green. Good brilliance and perfect disposition on the matrix.


Size: 4,3 x 3,9 x 3,8 cm
Main crystal: 12 x 10 mm.

Fluorescent under LW-UV and SW-UV lights
 

RM1915   Adamite with goethite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Very esthetic specimen formed by some groups of prismatic crystals of adamite, contrasting on a matrix of goethite. The crystals have a very uniform yellow color, with transparency, with very well defined faces and edges and forming rosettes. We can also observe isolated doubly terminated crystals and some almost colorless. A pleasure under the loupe magnifying glass. Good size.


Size: 8 x 7.5 x 4 cm.
Main crystal: 25 mm aggreg.

Fluorescent under long wave UV
 

RM1916   Adamite with goethite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Very esthetic specimen formed by some groups of prismatic crystals of adamite, contrasting on a matrix of goethite. The crystals have a very uniform yellow color, with transparency, with very well defined faces and edges and forming rosettes. We can also observe isolated doubly terminated crystals and some almost colorless. A pleasure under the loupe magnifying glass. Good size.


Size: 7.5 x 7.5 x 3.2 cm.
Main crystal: 20 mm aggreg.

Fluorescent under long wave UV
Price: 65 €Buy
 

RM496   Cuprian adamite

Mina Ojuela, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

A very rich specimen of cuprian adamite, formed by several very sharp pseudooctaedral crystals, with an excellent brilliance and transparence. Color is different than usual for the species and mine, with a green to bluish tones. Adamite crystals are partially covering a vug in the goethite matrix. A display huge size specimen and a very good aesthetics. From this classic classic Mexican mine.


Size: 8,5 x 7,2 x 4,7 cm.
Main crystal: 3 x 2 mm.

Fluorescent under long wave UV
 

RM574   Cuprian adamite

Mina Ojuela, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

A very rich group of cuprian adamite pseudooctahedral crystals. Well defined faces and edges, excellent brilliance and a green color with bluish tones. Disposed covering a vug on the limonite matrix. Just this specimen was published in mindat and labelled as cuprian austinite, but further analysis indicate that they were cuprian adamite. An excellent specimen.


Size: 8,5 x 4,7 x 3,5 cm.
Main crystal: 2 x 2 mm.
Found in 2008.

 

RM1644   Adamite & tsumcorite-arsenbrackebuschite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Aesthetic group of prismatic crystals of adamite, with good transparence and intense color. Crystals forming sheaves and isolated, defined. They are disposed on a matrix of goethite, with cavities partially covered by small globular aggregates of yellow tsumcorite-brackebuschite.


Size: 10.8 x 8.5 x 6.5 cm.
Main crystal: 15 x 2 mm.

 

RM1852   Adamite, var. manganoan adamite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Group of crystals of adamite, which show a geometric color zoning from yellow to violet due to the presence of manganoan adamite, a variety of adamite rich in manganese. Thios cation gives to these specimens a violet to purple core. Very bright, defined and with transparence that allows us to see this species. Nice and aesthetic specimen.


Size: 6.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm.
Main crystal: 7 x 2 mm.

Classic locality
Price: 55 €Buy
 

RM1851   Adamite, var. manganoan adamite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Group of crystals of adamite, which show a geometric color zoning from yellow to violet due to the presence of manganoan adamite, a variety of adamite rich in manganese. Thios cation gives to these specimens a violet to purple core. Very bright, defined and with transparence that allows us to see this species. Nice and aesthetic specimen.


Size: 5.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm.
Main crystal: 8 x 2 mm.

Classic locality
Price: 50 €Buy
 

RM1844   Aurichalcite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Very aesthetic specimen formed by acicular globular aggregates and fan-shaped aurichalcite crystals, with an intense blue color. They are filling the cavities of the limonite matrix with a intense contrast. With an old label from this ancient natural science store located in the center of the city of Barcelona.


Size: 7.8 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm.

Col. J.M. Manchion, Barcelona.


 

RM612   Austinite on goethite-hematite

Mina Ojuela, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

This nice speciemn shows various globular aggregates formed by several austinite lanceolate crystals in radial growth. Good transparence, excellent brilliance and almost colorless, they are real gems. On starkly contrasting matrix with goethite-hematite and small crystals of adamite. This specimen has a superb quality for the species. I recommend the buyer to use a magnifying lens to enjoy the small crystals that are disposed on the matrix. Good choice.


Size: 5,4 x 5,2 x 2,8 cm.
Main crystal: 12 x 9 mm.
Found in 2008.

Fluorescent under long wave UV
 

RM613   Austinite on goethite-hematite

Mina Ojuela, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

This speciemn shows various aggregates formed by several austinite lanceolate crystals. Good transparence, excellent brilliance and slight greenish tone. On starkly contrasting matrix with goethite-hematite. This specimen has a good quality for the species. I recommend the buyer to use a magnifying lens to enjoy the small crystals that are disposed on the matrix. Enjoy it!


Size: 6,5 x 5,3 x 4,0 cm.
Main crystal: 9 x 2 mm.
Found in 2008.

 

RM614   Austinite and adamite on goethite

Mina Ojuela, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

This specimen shows a rich group of lanceolated austinite crystals with an excellent transparence and brilliance and a slight greenish tone. They contrast on the goethite matrix layered by several sharp adamite crystals, defined, brilliant and with a yellow to orange color. A sample with aesthetic and mineralogical interest for the quality of the austinite and its paragenesis.


Size: 5,5 x 4,5 x 3,0 cm.
Main crystal: 4 x 1 mm.
Found in 2008.

Precio reducido-Reduced price 75€
 

RM799   Calcite with hemimorphite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Group of lenticular calcite crystals, very transparent and brilliant, with an uncommon shape for the species due to the flattened hexagonal shape. Disposed very aerial on the limonite matrix with hemimorphite.


Size: 8,8 x 7,4 x 5,3 cm.
Main crystal: 27 x 18 mm.

 

RM911   Hemimorphite with calcite and mimetite

Ojuela mine, Nivel 7, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Groups of brilliant hemimorphite crystals forming fan-shaped aggregates, transparent, colorless and very well defined lanceolated crystalline forms. They are accompanied by small rhombohedral calcite crystals and small mimetite globular aggregates with a yellow tone. On a limonite matrix.


Size: 5.5 x 5.3 x 3.8 cm.
Main crystal: 14 x 4 mm.
Found in 2004.

 

RM1863   Hemimorphite with mimetite

Ojuela mine, ↑Level 7, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Very aesthetic fan-shaped groups of transparent hemimorphite crystals, with a very good brilliance and excellent terminations. Accompanied by small aggregates of yellow greenish mimetite crystals. On a limonite matrix.


Size: 9 x 4 x 3.5 cm.
Main crystal: 14 x 4 mm
Found in ± 2004.

Col. M. Marí (Castelló).
Fluorescent under long wave UV
Price: 190 €Buy
 

RM1608   Hydrozincite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

This is a esthetic and good size hydrozincite specimen, very rich from Ojuela mine. Quite attractive, with little snowy balls formed by several crystals of the mineral have formed in shallow recesses in a contrasting matrix of limonite. Really nice under loupe... Hydrozincite forms in the oxidation zones of zinc deposits as masses or crusts. Excol. Hubin (B).


Size: 5 x 5 x 4 cm
Main crystal: 4 mm agreg.

Excol. Hubin (Neupré, Belgique)
Fluorescent under short wave UV


 

RM1850   Legrandite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Gemmy and lustrous sprays of rich yellow legrandite needles, aesthetically jackstrawed in the vug, contrasting with the gossan matrix. Good color and fanshaped transparent and defined crystals.


Size: 6.8 x 4.5 x 4.4 cm.
Main crystal: 15 x 11 mm aggreg.
Found in 2017

Classic locality
 

RM1849   Legrandite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

This specimen of legrandite shows us a group of sharp crystals of this rare zinc arsenate, with an intense orange-yellow color. It is common that some crystals appears fractured, but in this sample there are several perfect prismatic crystals, undamaged, brilliant and with an incredible transparence. I personally like isolated crystals and this piece is one of them. Good size, brightness and aesthetics, very representative for the species. Accompanied by elongated smithsonite white crystals.


Size: 7 x 4 x 3.5 cm.
Main crystal: 4 mm.
Found in 2017

Classic locality


 

RM869   Mimetite with Hemimorphite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

A very rich group of mimetite globular aggregates, with yellow tone and brilliant. Acompanied by hemimorphite lanceolated crystals of hemimorphite, transparence and brilliance.


Size: 8.8 x 7.3 x 4.8 cm.

 

RM498   Mottramite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

A very rich botryoidal growths of mottramite, with an excellent dark green color and velvety. These mottramite specimens were recently found in the mina Ojuela and for their quality could be considered a good representative for the species and, of course, the best specimens from this mine. A huge size specimen for the more selected display.


Size: 14,5 x 10,5 x 5,5 cm.
Found in 2012.

Precio reducido-Reduced price 320€
 

RM2044   Rosasite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Globular aggregates formed by acicular crystals of rosasite, with colours between deep green and light bluish green. Very aesthetic and disposed on a matrix of goethite. From this classic Mexican mine.


Size: 8.5 x 7 x 4.8 cm.

Col. A. Arguijo (L'Hospitalet de L.)
Price: 60 €Buy
 

RM808   Rosasite with calcite

Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

A huge size specimen showing botryoidal aggregates of rosasite, with a velvet appearance and intense blue-green pastel tones. They are peppered with small but brilliant calcite crystals with a pseudooctahedron shape. On a limonite matrix.


Size: 9,0 x 7,5 x 4,5 cm.

 
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