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Calcite (Poker Chip or Coin crystal formation) from San Sebastian Mine, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

 
Calcite (Poker Chip or Coin crystal formation) from San Sebastian Mine, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Calcite (Poker Chip or Coin crystal formation) from San Sebastian Mine, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 20882
Mineral:Calcite (Poker Chip or Coin crystal formation)
Locality:San Sebastian Mine, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Description:Classic specimen of flattened, stacked calcite crystals commonly referred to as Poker Chip crystals. The calcite crystals are lustrous and vary from white to translucent gray color. Fully crystallized all around, no damage. Locality is now mined out. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:8x5x5 cm
Crystals:5-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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