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Calcite over Quartz from Coronation Lode, Levant Mine, Cornwall, England

 
Calcite over Quartz from Coronation Lode, Levant Mine, Cornwall, England

Calcite over Quartz from Coronation Lode, Levant Mine, Cornwall, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite over Quartz from Coronation Lode, Levant Mine, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 33555
Mineral:Calcite over Quartz
Locality:Coronation Lode, Levant Mine, Cornwall, England
Description:Large cluster of bladed white calcite crystals up to 15 mm across overgrown on cathedral-habit milky quartz crystals up to 50 mm and an intermediate layer of another mineral (kaolin?) partially coating the quartz. Fluoresces under UV illumination.
Overall Size:18x13x8 cm
Crystals:3-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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