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Calcite on Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Calcite on Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 21018
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz
Locality:Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Large plate of small quartz crystals with many doubly-terminated, white calcite crystals overgrown on top. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. A few crystals are incomplete. The calcite has glossy, porcelaneous surfaces. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:20x12x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-120 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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