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Calcite var. Manganocalcite with Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

 
Calcite var. Manganocalcite with Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Calcite var. Manganocalcite with Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Calcite var. Manganocalcite with Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite var. Manganocalcite with Chalcopyrite, Quartz from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 48602
Mineral:Calcite var. Manganocalcite with Chalcopyrite, Quartz
Locality:Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Description:Translucent pale-pink rhombohedral calcite crystals to 12 mm with metallic chalcopyrite crystals to 2 mm and transparent colorless quartz crystals to 4 mm. Magnesium impurities cause the pink color and orange fluorescence under UV illumination.
Overall Size:10x7x5 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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