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Calcite-Aragonite with Chrysocolla from Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Calcite-Aragonite with Chrysocolla from Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite-Aragonite with Chrysocolla from Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite-Aragonite with Chrysocolla from Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite-Aragonite with Chrysocolla from Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 45656
Mineral:Calcite-Aragonite with Chrysocolla
Locality:Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Translucent white aragonite-calcite crystals in scalenohedral crystals to 7 mm long and spherical aggregates to 11 mm diameter. About half the specimen has a bright green chrysocolla coating. Both aragonite and calcite is probably present (both CaCO3).
Overall Size:9x8x6 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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