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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

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. 44248
Mineral:Fluorite and Calcite
Locality:Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Transparent pale-purple cubo-octahedral fluorite crystals up to 17 mm across with doubly-terminated scalenohedral white calcite crystals up to 7 mm. The fluorite crystals are in complex groups of parallel crystals that are hard to photograph. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #1661; originally acquired in 1978
Overall Size:6.5x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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