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Calcite and Dolomite on Fluorite from Moscona Mine, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain

 
Calcite and Dolomite on Fluorite from Moscona Mine, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite and Dolomite on Fluorite from Moscona Mine, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain

DESCRIPTION:No. 15118
Mineral:Calcite and Dolomite on Fluorite
Locality:Moscona Mine, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain
Description:Translucent crystals of colorless calcite up to 16 mm on yellow fluorite crystals up to 10 mm, with white dolomite crystals to 5 mm. The fluorite fluoresces bright white under UV illumination. Moscona Mine is now closed. Ex. A. Fernandez collection
Overall Size:7x7x3 cm
Crystals:2-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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