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Calcite with Butterfly-Twin Calcite from Devil's Corral, near Black Rock Desert, Humboldt County, Nevada

 
Calcite with Butterfly-Twin Calcite from Devil's Corral, near Black Rock Desert, Humboldt County, Nevada

Calcite with Butterfly-Twin Calcite from Devil's Corral, near Black Rock Desert, Humboldt County, Nevada

Calcite with Butterfly-Twin Calcite from Devil's Corral, near Black Rock Desert, Humboldt County, Nevada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Butterfly-Twin Calcite from Devil's Corral, near Black Rock Desert, Humboldt County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 48450
Mineral:Calcite with Butterfly-Twin Calcite
Locality:Devil's Corral, near Black Rock Desert, Humboldt County, Nevada
Description:Large (for the locality) scalenohedral colorless translucent calcite crystal 65 mm long with five pairs of butterfly-twinned calcite crystals to 12 mm around the base. The large crystal has etched surface luster, others are lustrous.
Overall Size:7x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:5-65 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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