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Calcite with Amethyst Quartz from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 
Calcite with Amethyst Quartz from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Amethyst Quartz from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 40928
Mineral:Calcite with Amethyst Quartz
Locality:Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Translucent golden calcite crystals up to 20 mm long overgrown on purple amethyst quartz (visible on the edges) with green celadonite inclusions on the matrix and calcite crystals. The calcite crystals fluoresce under UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x7x4 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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