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PostPosted: Aug 26, 2016 17:13    Post subject: Re: Favourite Wulfenites?  

Thank you Bob. Just go up to the picture of the first Red Cloud in this string and that is the color of ours on quartz. I am curious why the color did not translate. It is even a bit muted on the Rowley mimetite vug I posted but not anywhere near as bad as on the wulfenite.
It was both a good day and a bad day when I collected the calcite. Good that I was able to collect about ten specimens but bad because the miners had destroyed crystals up to 10cm.
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PostPosted: May 01, 2017 01:17    Post subject: Re: Favourite Wulfenites?  

A small, but fine Medieval mine near Haiming, Tyrol, Austria, hosts a small number of fine wulfenites. These are my favourites as I live nearby and have the chance to visit it every time I want. The wulfies are not very special and mostly small, but the locality produced only few of them.


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 Mineral: Wulfenite
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Haiming, Imst District, North Tyrol, Tyrol/Tirol, Austria
 Dimensions: Crystals up to 4 mm
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PostPosted: May 01, 2017 10:49    Post subject: Re: Favourite Wulfenites?  

a friend of mine acquired this amazing Austrian wulfenite at the 2017 HTCC show - said to be over 150 years old.

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PostPosted: May 03, 2017 11:41    Post subject: Re: Favourite Wulfenites?  

My two favourite Wulfenites.


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 Mineral: Wulfenite
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 116mm x 84mm x 55mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3720 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Wulfenite
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 116mm x 84mm x 55mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3734 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Wulfenite
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 56mm x 38mm x 32mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3745 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Wulfenite
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 56mm x 38mm x 32mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3759 Time(s)

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