But I know of at least one thumbnail specimen (vanadinite, variety endlichite
) shown in this DVD that was reportedly destroyed in the mail after the 2008 Tucson Show.
A dark brown skeletal habit may represent a high-arsenic variety similar to the well-known so-called "endlichite
" specimens from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua.
Another ghost of a Denver past is the fine, Mexican-style vanadinite (think of the so-called "endlichite
" from Los Lamentos) which Chris Tucker is still finding, and in increasingly finer quality too, in the North Home mine, Broadwater County, Montana.
1880-1940), and there he found about five flats' worth of very nice, small specimens of brown vanadinite which closely resembles arsenian vanadinite (the so-called "endlichite
") of Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico (Chris hasn't had the material analyzed so I can't say how arsenian it is).