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Calcite on Calcite from West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Calcite on Calcite from West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite on Calcite from West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite on Calcite from West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 24974
Mineral:Calcite on Calcite
Locality:West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Two generations of calcite with minor limonite overgrowth. The first generation are 3.5 cm, chocolate-brown crystals; the second generation is translucent, yellow calcite. Some areas fluoresce orange under UV illumination. Minor damage.
Overall Size:4x4x4 cm
Crystals:2-3.5 cm
Status: For reference only
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