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Silver, Calcite, Quartz from El Bote Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Silver, Calcite, Quartz from El Bote Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

Silver, Calcite, Quartz from El Bote Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

Silver, Calcite, Quartz from El Bote Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Silver, Calcite, Quartz from El Bote Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 24708
Mineral:Silver, Calcite, Quartz
Locality:El Bote Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Many wire silver crystals in several patches scattered on colorless quartz matrix, with bladed calcite mixed in (the calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. L. Russianoff collection
Overall Size:6x6x3 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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