Origin: Florence Pb-Ag mine, Wickenburg, Maricopa Co., Arizona, U.S.A.
Owner: Lou Perloff
Specimen full of pockets of red to dark red
showing what the books call "polycrystalline" masses or
"indistinguishable" crystals. The crystals are about 0.75 mm and on this and
the other specimen in this update single crystals are seen if you look hard.
Surrounding these vugs and within the pockets of
are yellow hemihedrite crystals to 1mm. Both are abundant.
also occurs as a powdery yellow masses along with
Crude yellow Hemihedrite crystals to 0.5mm within pockets of
occuring as deep red indistinguishable crystals to 0.5 mm.
This is a very good specimen showing how both these minerals have altered from
crystal as see upper right in photo.
Ex. Erling Collection
Orange, massive and hemihedral microcrystals. The
is red and also microcrystalline.
Origin: Pack Rat claim, Maricopa Co., Arizona, United States (type locality)
Sample size: 6 x 4 x 4 cm (top), 5 x 3 x 3 cm (2nd row), 7 x 6 x 3 cm (3rd
row), 7 x 5 x 5 cm (4th row), 7 x 4.5 x 4 cm (bottom)
Bright orange micro crystals, crudely formed or so-called hemihedral forms
(thus the name), to about 0.5 mm filling vugs in and on
. Some of these look like
Origin: Florence Lead-Silver mine, Tortilla Mountains, Pinal Co., Arizona,
Sample size: 6 x 3.5 x 5 cm
Origin: Potter Claim, near Wickenburg, Arizona, USA
Sample size: 4 x 6 cm