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Calcite (twinned crystals) on Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Calcite (twinned crystals) on Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite (twinned crystals) on Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite (twinned crystals) on Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 37490
Mineral:Calcite (twinned crystals) on Amethyst
Locality:Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Scalenohedral white calcite crystals up to 40 mm long on a plate of purple amethyst quartz crystals up to 5 mm. The calcite has two twinned crystals symmetrically emerging from the sides, and fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. John Albanese (1898-1969), ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:5x3x3 cm
Crystals:3-40 mm
Status: SOLD Buy similar at: Minerals from Mexico > Calcite Specimens
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