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Dolomite over twinned Calcite crystals on Quartz from Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru

 
Dolomite over twinned Calcite crystals on Quartz from Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru

Dolomite over twinned Calcite crystals on Quartz from Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru

Dolomite over twinned Calcite crystals on Quartz from Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru

Dolomite over twinned Calcite crystals on Quartz from Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru

Dolomite over twinned Calcite crystals on Quartz from Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 47027
Mineral:Dolomite over twinned Calcite crystals on Quartz
Locality:Raura District, Cajatambo Province, Peru
Description:Flesh-colored rhombohedral dolomite crystals to 2 mm over (possibly pseudomorph of) penetration-twinned calcite crystals 55 mm across on slender transparent colorless quartz crystals to 40 mm long with minor sphalerite and pyrite included in the base.
Overall Size:21x12x6 cm
Crystals:1-55 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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