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Danburite and Calcite from Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

 
Danburite and Calcite from Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Danburite and Calcite from Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 31178
Mineral:Danburite and Calcite
Locality:Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Description:Flattened rhombohedral calcite crystals up to 15 mm overgrown on transparent, yellowish danburite crystals up to 25 mm long. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: For reference only
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