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Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 
Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst from Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 49269
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Castelinho Mine, near Frederico Westphalen, Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Translucent colorless calcite crystals to 50 mm long almost completely coating a concave amethyst quartz crystal plate. The calcite crystals are scalenohedral form with rhombic terminations and have compound crystal surfaces of parallel rhombic faces.
Overall Size:16x15x9 cm
Crystals:5-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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