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Calcite from San Sebastian Mine, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

 
Calcite from San Sebastian Mine, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from San Sebastian Mine, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 18575
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:San Sebastian Mine, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Description:Large (9 cm!!!) white, hexagonal calcite crystals with remnants of galena where it was attached to matrix. The surface of the calcite crystals have many parallel, smaller crystal faces.
Overall Size:11x7x5 cm
Crystals:1-9 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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