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Calcite with Aragonite from Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

 
Calcite with Aragonite from Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Calcite with Aragonite from Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Aragonite from Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 22647
Mineral:Calcite with Aragonite
Locality:Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Description:Odd-shaped crystals of calcite in two intersecting planes with rounded, white aragonite overgrown on parts of the calcite. The calcite varies from transparent to white to orange. The aragonite fluoresces bright green under UV illumination. Ex. Joseph D'Agostino (1904-1988) collection 25GL
Overall Size:10x9x4 cm
Crystals:5-8 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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