AKS10 Wulfenite
Kurukang Mountains, Near Urumqi Xinjiang Region, N
17.5x 8.7x 6.4 cm
$1800

A bright red specimen from the one time Chinese find made a few years ago.  The color on this piece is comparable to Red Cloud, and this find represents what is probably the most significant find of wulfenite in the last since Wayne Thompson's San Francisco Mine find in the mid-90's.

There is damage to the peripheral crystals, which is pretty much standard for these wulfenites, but is otherwise exactly as it appears in the photographs (actually, the color is somewhat better)

As a side note, Urumqi has recently been the site of tensions between ethnic Uighurs and the Han Chinese that the have moved into the region.








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