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Fluorite and Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Fluorite and Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Fluorite and Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite and Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 42369
Mineral:Fluorite and Calcite
Locality:Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Sharp octahedral pale-green transparent fluorite crystal up to 14 mm on edge with translucent white rhombohedral calcite crystals up to 6 mm that fluoresce orange under UV illumination. Pyrite microcrystals are scattered throughout. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #7261; acquired in 1987
Overall Size:6x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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