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Calcite stalactites from cave encountered during highway construction near Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona

 
Calcite stalactites from cave encountered during highway construction near Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona

Calcite stalactites from cave encountered during highway construction near Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona

Calcite stalactites from cave encountered during highway construction near Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite stalactites from cave encountered during highway construction near Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 44335
Mineral:Calcite stalactites
Locality:cave encountered during highway construction near Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona
Description:Ten globular white calcite stalactitic formations collected from a cave that was excavated during highway construction in 1974. The calcite fluoresces green under UV illumination. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection; collected in July 1974
Overall Size:7x5x3.5 cm box
Crystals:28x20 to 9x7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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