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Calcite on Quartz and Epidote from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

 
Calcite on Quartz and Epidote from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Calcite on Quartz and Epidote from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Calcite on Quartz and Epidote from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Quartz and Epidote from Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

DESCRIPTION:No. 42573
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz and Epidote
Locality:Borieva Reka Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
Description:Large platy crystals of pale-pink manganese-rich calcite crystals up to 14 cm across on Slender transparent quartz crystals up to 20 mm long over green epidote matrix. The calcite fluoresces bright orange under UV illumination. The right rear is cleaved.
Overall Size:15x13x9 cm
Crystals:5-140 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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