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Calcite on Quartz pseudomorph after Danburite from Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

 
Calcite on Quartz pseudomorph after Danburite from Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Calcite on Quartz pseudomorph after Danburite from Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

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Calcite on Quartz pseudomorph after Danburite from Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 36275
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz pseudomorph after Danburite
Locality:Charcas District, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Description:White quartz pseudomorphs after danburite crystals up to 40 mm long. The danburite formed first, was coated with quartz microcrystals, then the danburite dissolved leaving a hollow pseudomorph.
Overall Size:6x6x3 cm
Crystals:3-40 pseudos
Status: For reference only
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