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Fluorite and Calcite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

 
Fluorite and Calcite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite and Calcite from Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 23364
Mineral:Fluorite and Calcite
Locality:Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Huanuco Department, Peru
Description:Floater specimen (fully crystallized on all sides with no point of attachment) of pale-green, cubo-octahedral fluorite crystals up to 14 mm surrounded by colorless calcite crystals up to 10 mm. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:4.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:5-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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