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Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Bendoukou, Sandare District, Kayes Region, Mali

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Bendoukou, Sandare District, Kayes Region, Mali

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Bendoukou, Sandare District, Kayes Region, Mali

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Bendoukou, Sandare District, Kayes Region, Mali

DESCRIPTION:No. 39537
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite
Locality:Bendoukou, Sandare District, Kayes Region, Mali
Description:Large formation of translucent milky limonite-stained quartz pseudomorphs after rhombohedral calcite crystals up to 30 mm across. The calcite formed first, was overgrown with quartz, then the calcite dissolved away leaving their shape in the quartz.
Overall Size:10x9x4 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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