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Calcite from Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 
Calcite from Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Calcite from Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 46547
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Translucent colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals to 18 mm long on thin quartz plate with green celadonite coating on the bottom. The calcite crystals have silky luster and fluoresce orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:16x12x7 cm
Crystals:5-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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