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Mineral Specimen No. 80610:
Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz for sale from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

This mineral specimen Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 80610:

Mineral Species: Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz.
Location of origin: Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Description: Lustrous translucent pale-yellow scalenohedral calcite crystals to 30 mm, coated with sparkling sugar-like transparent colorless quartz microcrystals, on a plate of lustrous transparent purple amethyst crystals to 16 mm. All crystals are complete and undamaged, except the outer edges where it was attached to surrounding matrix. The calcite fluoresces under UV illumination. Ex. Miller #M3783.
Overall size: 12x8x4.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 30 mm
Price: $150 (plus shipping).

Mineral Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz for sale from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Detail view of mineral Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz for sale from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Detail view of mineral Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz for sale from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Detail view of mineral Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz for sale from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Detail view of mineral Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz for sale from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz for sale from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz for sale from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

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