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Calcite (Mn-rich) from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

 
Calcite (Mn-rich) from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

Calcite (Mn-rich) from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite (Mn-rich) from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 38134
Mineral:Calcite (Mn-rich)
Locality:Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
Description:Elongated cluster of parallel pink calcite crystals, fully crystallized all around. The calcite is Mn-rich which causes it to fluoresce orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:9x4x4 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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