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Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 36280
Mineral:Calcite on Amethyst Quartz
Locality:Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Sparkling purple amethyst quartz crystals up to 2.5 mm with scattered colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals up to 32 mm that fluoresce orange under UV illumination. Ex. Schortmanns
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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