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Calcite, Quartz, Chlorite from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 
Calcite, Quartz, Chlorite from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite, Quartz, Chlorite from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 14134
Mineral:Calcite, Quartz, Chlorite
Locality:Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Large specimen of quartz crystals up 1 cm long completely coated with olive-green chlorite. Large colorless translucent calcite crystals up to 3 cm are overgrown on one side. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:13x10x6 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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