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Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 44557
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Elongated cluster of banded milky quartz formation overgrown with transparent purple amethyst quartz crystals to 5 mm with disc-like translucent colorless calcite crystals to 14 mm across. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:10x3.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:3-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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