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Calcite and Beta-Quartz from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

 
Calcite and Beta-Quartz from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite and Beta-Quartz from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 14663
Mineral:Calcite and Beta-Quartz
Locality:Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
Description:Plate of lustrous dipyramidal (beta) quartz crystals up to 14 mm overgrown on regular (prismatic) quartz crystals. Large white rhombic calcite overgrown on top. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:11x9x6 cm
Crystals:5-60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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