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Celestine and Calcite from La Paz (Matehuala), Sierra del Fraile, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

 
Celestine and Calcite from La Paz (Matehuala), Sierra del Fraile, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Celestine and Calcite from La Paz (Matehuala), Sierra del Fraile, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Celestine and Calcite from La Paz (Matehuala), Sierra del Fraile, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 25804
Mineral:Celestine and Calcite
Locality:La Paz (Matehuala), Sierra del Fraile, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Description:Branching formation of pale-blue celestine crystals up to 5 mm on fingers up to 2 cm. Overgrown on the celestine is white calcite that fluoresces green under UV illumination. Beautiful specimen, Ex. Stuart F. Wise collection #392
Overall Size:7x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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