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Gold on Calcite with Uraninite from Virgin Mine, Puerto del Aire, Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Gold on Calcite with Uraninite from Virgin Mine, Puerto del Aire, Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico

Gold on Calcite with Uraninite from Virgin Mine, Puerto del Aire, Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 47097
Mineral:Gold on Calcite with Uraninite
Locality:Virgin Mine, Puerto del Aire, Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Arborescent formation of metallic native gold wire crystals to 4 mm long in two shallow cavities in translucent brown calcite. A few small black uraninite crystals (radioactive) are included in the calcite. The gold crystals look beautiful under 20X. Originally acquired Nov. 1984
Overall Size:3.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:0.1-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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