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Calcite with Pyrite from Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Calcite with Pyrite from Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite with Pyrite from Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Pyrite from Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 44258
Mineral:Calcite with Pyrite
Locality:Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Translucent colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals up to 10 mm long with small areas overgrown with yellow metallic pyrite crystals up to 1 mm. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:6x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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