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Calcite from Ken Snyder Mine, Elko County, Nevada

 
Calcite from Ken Snyder Mine, Elko County, Nevada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from Ken Snyder Mine, Elko County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 12555
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Ken Snyder Mine, Elko County, Nevada
Description:Hemispherical cluster of sparkling colorless calcite crystals up to 2 cm. Fluoresces yellow-white under UV illumination. The largest crystal is cleaved, all other are undamaged. Very attractive specimen from an uncommon locality.
Overall Size:6x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-2 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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