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Calcite on Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Calcite on Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite on Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 27623
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz
Locality:Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Elongated plate of milky quartz crystals up to 3 mm with scattered overgrowth of transparent, colorless calcite crystals up to 15 mm. The quartz has a pale purple amethystine color. The calcite fluoresces dim red under UV illumination. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:16x9x2.5 cm
Crystals:2-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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