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Calcite from Graphic Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Calcite from Graphic Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

Calcite from Graphic Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from Graphic Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 45043
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Graphic Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Aesthetic cluster of parallel crystals of rhombic colorless translucent calcite crystals fully crystallized on all surfaces with no apparent point of attachment. The crystal edges are slightly rounded indicating it was cleaned in weak HCL. Ex. R. Theodore Hurr collection
Overall Size:30x18x15 mm
Crystals:4-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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