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|Gold on Calcite with Uraninite
|Virgin Mine, Puerto del Aire, Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico
|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
|For reference only
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