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Calcite on Prehnite from Gainesville Quarry, Prince William County, Virginia

 
Calcite on Prehnite from Gainesville Quarry, Prince William County, Virginia

Calcite on Prehnite from Gainesville Quarry, Prince William County, Virginia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Prehnite from Gainesville Quarry, Prince William County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 36596
Mineral:Calcite on Prehnite
Locality:Gainesville Quarry, Prince William County, Virginia
Description:Transparent yellow rhombohedral calcite crystals up to 3 mm on a plate of pale green prehnite crystals. The calcite fluoresces bright white under UV illumination. The white area on the right side is where the prehnite contacted the opposing vein wall.
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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