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Calcite (Manganoan) from Argentine Vein, Idarado Mine, Ouray District, San Miguel County, Colorado

 
Calcite (Manganoan) from Argentine Vein, Idarado Mine, Ouray District, San Miguel County, Colorado

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite (Manganoan) from Argentine Vein, Idarado Mine, Ouray District, San Miguel County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 12472
Mineral:Calcite (Manganoan)
Locality:Argentine Vein, Idarado Mine, Ouray District, San Miguel County, Colorado
Description:Clean cluster of pink manganese-rich calcite crystals up to 3 cm long. The calcite fluoresces bright orange under UV illumination. No damage. Originally acquired from R. Kosnar in 1980. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #B1 913
Overall Size:11x9x4 cm
Crystals:2-3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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