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Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 48539
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Lustrous translucent colorless calcite crystals in spherical aggregates to 22 mm diameter on pale-purple amethyst quartz crystals to 20 mm long with smaller translucent pale-brown calcite crystals to 1 mm on the quartz faces.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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