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Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 20917
Mineral:Calcite on Amethyst Quartz
Locality:Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Plate of deep-purple amethyst crystals up to 14 mm long with partial overgrowth of white calcite microcrystals on oriented faces (the calcite is all on faces facing the same direction). No damage. Old number on the specimen (Smithsonian?) Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:9x6x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 14 mm
Status: For reference only
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