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Calcite with Aurichalcite inclusions with Adamite from Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico

 
Calcite with Aurichalcite inclusions with Adamite from Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico

Calcite with Aurichalcite inclusions with Adamite from Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 42786
Mineral:Calcite with Aurichalcite inclusions with Adamite
Locality:Mapimi District, Durango, Mexico
Description:Scalenohedral colorless translucent calcite crystals up to 8 mm long with some crystals colored bright blue-green by aurichalcite inclusions. Two transparent green copper-rich adamite (cuprian adamite) microcrystals are visible under 20x.
Overall Size:6x4x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: For reference only
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