Collector's Piece: Hemimorphite on Matrix from Wenshan Co., China
Dimension: 11cm x 6.5cm x 3.8cm
Locality: Wenshan, Wenshan Co., Yunnan Province, China
An exquisite three dimensional, botryoidal crust of velvety and translucent hemimorphite, layered over matrix. The crust of hemimorphite is of 0.4 cm to 1 cm thick with a satiny luster. The color is a shockingly saturated and rich turquoise blue, top quality from this locality. This specimen is sculptural with a vug of botryoidal hemimorphite hidden on the back of the plate, adding supreme beauty and uniqueness to this piece!
This color for hemimorphite is exceedingly unusual for the famous Wenshan