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Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 39148
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Spherical rosettes up to 4 mm diameter of colorless calcite microcrystals overgrown on lustrous purple amethyst quartz crystals up to 7 mm. One amethyst crystal is incomplete. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #5816; originally acquired in 1983
Overall Size:6x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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