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Wulfenite w. Calcite
Ahmad Abad Mine
Yazd Province, Iran
5.2 x 3.8 x 4.3 CM (miniature)
price: $575
pre Tucson 2015 update

An unusual and attractive Iranian Wulfenite from an exciting new (old) locality. The Ahmad Abad Mine in Yazd Province last worked over 200 years ago, it has recently produced a small number of quite impressive Wulfenites of many styles. This has complex orange crystals decorated with Calcite in tiny scalenohedrons. Most crystals show the chevron or "arrowhead" habit, some old broken areas are noted most of which have recrystallized and some breaks have secondary coatings of Calcite. Large crystals for this find and a nice addition for a Wulfenite suite.