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Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from San Juan de Rayas Mine, 270 Level, Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from San Juan de Rayas Mine, 270 Level, Guanajuato, Mexico

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from San Juan de Rayas Mine, 270 Level, Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 21211
Mineral:Calcite on Amethyst Quartz
Locality:San Juan de Rayas Mine, 270 Level, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Plate of purple amethyst quartz with crystal up to 10 mm. Overgrown on the amethyst are white calcite crystals up to 17 mm. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:6x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-17 mm
Status: For reference only
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