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Calcite (Manganese-rich) from Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

 
Calcite (Manganese-rich) from Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

Calcite (Manganese-rich) from Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 22674
Mineral:Calcite (Manganese-rich)
Locality:Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru
Description:Hemispherical cluster of scalenohedral, white calcite crystals up to 15 mm long, frequently misidentified as Manganocalcite (an invalid mineral species), overgrown on colorless quartz crystals up to 6 mm long. The calcite grew in successive layers.
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:4-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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