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Calcite and Celadonite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 
Calcite and Celadonite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Calcite and Celadonite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite and Celadonite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 45590
Mineral:Calcite and Celadonite on Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Doubly-terminated translucent scalenohedral white calcite crystals to 56 mm long on a plate of purple amethyst quartz crystals to 25 mm plus green celadonite microcrystals. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:10x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 56 mm
Status: For reference only
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