Tucson2013-97SmithsoniteChoixMexico75mm.jpg (160605 bytes) Fine rolling surfaces change over from white in the center to sky-blue to reddish-pink at the edges. There were at least three growth stages in the development of this specimen and the grew once atop the other in varying colors. The surfaces are clean and lustrous. From Choix, Mun. de Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico. Measures 6 cm by 7.4 cm by 5.3 cm in total size. Price $685 SOLD!
Hotel Posada Mirador, Copper Canyon, Chihuahua, México. Poised like an eagle's nest at the canyon' edge is the Posada Barrancas Mirador Hotel, near the highest point of the canyon. Overlooks exhibit awe-inspiring scenery from the rim of Copper Canyon. This deluxe hotel is surrounded by pine trees, and appears to be "etched out" of the natural rock itself.