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Calcite with Hematite-Goethite from Mina Buena Tierra, West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Calcite with Hematite-Goethite from Mina Buena Tierra, West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite with Hematite-Goethite from Mina Buena Tierra, West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite with Hematite-Goethite from Mina Buena Tierra, West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite with Hematite-Goethite from Mina Buena Tierra, West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Hematite-Goethite from Mina Buena Tierra, West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 40721
Mineral:Calcite with Hematite-Goethite
Locality:Mina Buena Tierra, West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Large scalenohedral calcite crystal 6 cm long, partially coated with thin hematite-goethite, then overgrown with a second generation of rhombohedral calcite crystals up to 4 cm across. The uncoated calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. W. Frech (1913-1998) #37; ex. Ken Roberts
Overall Size:7x5x5 cm
Crystals:1-6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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