An unusual cluster of Dogtooth Wulfenite crystals on matrix. Another sought after Mexican mineral for your collection! Great colour on a rustic-looking rock. You can see why many people dedicate much of their collections to this locale. Not an everyday mineral and this specimen shows a less-common crystal shape for Wulfenite. One for the collector.
La Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Mexico.
12.5cm x 10cm x 3cm, 288g.
A secondary mineral typically found as thin tabular crystals with a bright orange-red, yellow-orange, yellow or yellowish grey colour in the oxidised zones of hydrothermal lead deposits.