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Calcite and Quartz from Richmond, Chittenden County, Vermont

 
Calcite and Quartz from Richmond, Chittenden County, Vermont

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite and Quartz from Richmond, Chittenden County, Vermont

DESCRIPTION:No. 19945
Mineral:Calcite and Quartz
Locality:Richmond, Chittenden County, Vermont
Description:Plate of colorless quartz crystals up to 25 mm with rhombic, white calcite crystals up to 18 mm. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Unusual specimen for Vermont - possibly from a vein in a soapstone quarry.
Overall Size:10x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: For reference only
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