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Aragonite on Calcite from Santa Rita Mine, Francisco Portillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Aragonite on Calcite from Santa Rita Mine, Francisco Portillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Aragonite on Calcite from Santa Rita Mine, Francisco Portillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Aragonite on Calcite from Santa Rita Mine, Francisco Portillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Aragonite on Calcite from Santa Rita Mine, Francisco Portillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 33341
Mineral:Aragonite on Calcite
Locality:Santa Rita Mine, Francisco Portillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Pristine formation of white calcite and aragonite recovered from a cave encountered during mining at the Santa Rita Mine. The specimen fluoresces green under UV illumination. Fully crystallized all around - Ex. C.P. Maier; originally acquired in 1976
Overall Size:12x8x6 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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