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Calcite var. Manganocalcite from Pachapaqui Mine, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

 
Calcite var. Manganocalcite from Pachapaqui Mine, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite var. Manganocalcite from Pachapaqui Mine, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 13470
Mineral:Calcite var. Manganocalcite
Locality:Pachapaqui Mine, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru
Description:Large specimen of pink manganocalcite crystals up to 1 cm. The crystals are in rosettes of elongated, tapering crystals. Fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:14x7x5 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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