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Vanadinite on Calcite from Apex Mine, San Carlos, Mun. de Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Vanadinite on Calcite from Apex Mine, San Carlos, Mun. de Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Vanadinite on Calcite from Apex Mine, San Carlos, Mun. de Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 18686
Mineral:Vanadinite on Calcite
Locality:Apex Mine, San Carlos, Mun. de Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Tan colored, hexagonal vanadinite crystals up to 6 mm across on white calcite matrix. Areas of the matrix fluoresce green under UV illumination.
Overall Size:10x7x4 cm
Crystals:3-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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