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Calcite from San Juan del Rio, Durango, Mexico

 
Calcite from San Juan del Rio, Durango, Mexico

Calcite from San Juan del Rio, Durango, Mexico

Calcite from San Juan del Rio, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from San Juan del Rio, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 43805
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:San Juan del Rio, Durango, Mexico
Description:Transparent colorless calcite crystal on light-colored matrix. The calcite crystals are flattened, disc-shaped crystals with satin surface luster and many are twinned in heart-shaped pairs similar to English calcites. The bottom is sawn flat.
Overall Size:10.5x9.5x6.5 cm
Crystals:10-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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