Geo Advent Calendar Day 19

The label for this mineral states that it comes from Mies, Yugoslavia. After doing some research, I discovered that this place is now called Mežica, Slovenia. Furthermore, since Yugoslavia broke up between 1991-1992, this mineral was probably collected before 1991.


Accession Number M0017
Status Accessioned
Specimen Type Mineral
Brief Description Wulfenite
Full Description Yellowish-brown, tabular crystals of wulfenite. Mounted on bluetack in a plastic box
Quantity 1
Age (Ma) ?
Location Mežica, Slovenia
Acquisition Method Purchased
Acquisition Details Festival of Geology, University College London – £5.00
Acquisition Date 2016-11-05

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