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Siderite on Calcite from Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Siderite on Calcite from Chihuahua, Mexico

Siderite on Calcite from Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Siderite on Calcite from Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 34383
Mineral:Siderite on Calcite
Locality:Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Sparkling red-brown siderite crystals up to .5 mm partially coating flattened white calcite crystals up to 20 mm. No exact location was provided. (I wish I knew where this was from - it is very pretty and I would like more.) Collected ca. 1980.
Overall Size:7x4x1.5 cm
Crystals:.5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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