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Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

 
Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

DESCRIPTION:No. 18952
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Description:White calcite crystals overgrown on quartz and other minerals. The calcite crystal faces have many microcrystalline, parallel faces. Fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:8x7x2 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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