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Fluorite on Galena, Pyrite with Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Fluorite on Galena, Pyrite with Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Fluorite on Galena, Pyrite with Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Fluorite on Galena, Pyrite with Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

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Fluorite on Galena, Pyrite with Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 43725
Mineral:Fluorite on Galena, Pyrite with Calcite
Locality:Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Transparent cubic colorless fluorite crystals to 29 mm across on gray metallic galena crystals to 5 mm and yellow metallic pyrite crystals to 1 mm. Colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals to 2 mm are scattered over the surface of the fluorite crystals. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #5758; originally acquired in 1983
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-29 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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