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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 48521
Mineral:Calcite with Celadonite inclusions
Locality:Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Translucent scalenohedral calcite crystals with internal color varying from colorless to green caused by microscopic celadonite inclusions. Note the V-twinned calcite crystals on the top edge. The calcite crystals fluoresce orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:14x9x8 cm
Crystals:1-65 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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