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Calcite var. Butterfly-Twin from Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Calcite var. Butterfly-Twin from Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite var. Butterfly-Twin from Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 14379
Mineral:Calcite var. Butterfly-Twin
Locality:Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Cluster of white scalenohedral calcite crystals up to 4 cm long with large butterfly-twin 5 cm across. The termination on one end of the twin has a unique hook-shaped formation, possibly due to additional twinning.
Overall Size:6x5x5 cm
Crystals:1-5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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