|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Mineral Museum > Minerals from Mexico > Calcite (Mn-rich)|
|Locality:||El Potosi Mine, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdan, Chihuahua, Mexico|
|Description:||Pale-pink transparent calcite crystals with flattened rhombohedral form and silky surface luster. The pink color is caused by manganese impurities (often mislabeled as the obsolete manganocalcite). The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection|
|Overall Size:||30x25x18 mm|
|Status:||SOLD Buy similar at: Minerals from Mexico > Calcite Specimens|
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