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Mineral Specimen No. 70049:
Calcite with phantom-growth zoning from Leiping Mine, Guiyang, Hunan, China.

This mineral specimen of Calcite with phantom-growth zoning from Leiping Mine, Guiyang, Hunan, China is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 70049:

Minerals Species: Calcite with phantom-growth zoning.
Location of mineral deposit: Leiping Mine, Guiyang, Hunan, China.
Description: Lustrous transparent yellow calcite crystals with subtly phantom-growth zones visible in the crystals. The calcite crystals are tabular hexagonal form with rhombohedral termination faces. The calcite fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 8x5x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 10-34 mm
Price: $150 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Calcite with phantom-growth zoning from Leiping Mine, Guiyang, Hunan, China

Mineral Specimens: Calcite with phantom-growth zoning from Leiping Mine, Guiyang, Hunan, China

Mineral Specimens: Calcite with phantom-growth zoning from Leiping Mine, Guiyang, Hunan, China

Mineral Specimens: Calcite with phantom-growth zoning from Leiping Mine, Guiyang, Hunan, China

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Mineral Specimens: Calcite with phantom-growth zoning from Leiping Mine, Guiyang, Hunan, China

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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