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Quartz Geode with Calcite from Las Choyas, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Quartz Geode with Calcite from Las Choyas, Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz Geode with Calcite from Las Choyas, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 16437
Mineral:Quartz Geode with Calcite
Locality:Las Choyas, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Smoky quartz geode, sliced and polished to show hollow interior, lined with transparent calcite crystals. The calcite crystals have many complex faces and several fluoresce green under UV illumination.
Overall Size:8x8x5 cm
Crystals:2-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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