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Axinite-(Fe) with Calcite from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

 
Axinite-(Fe) with Calcite from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Axinite-(Fe) with Calcite from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 14232
Mineral:Axinite-(Fe) with Calcite
Locality:Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
Description:Plate of lustrous brown axinite crystals up to 2 cm long with overgrowth of 2 mm white calcite crystals on selective crystal faces. The contrast of white calcite against the dark axinite is very aesthetic.
Overall Size:7x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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