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Calcite on Calcite from Pershing Mine, Attica, Marion County, Iowa

 
Calcite on Calcite from Pershing Mine, Attica, Marion County, Iowa

Calcite on Calcite from Pershing Mine, Attica, Marion County, Iowa

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Calcite from Pershing Mine, Attica, Marion County, Iowa

DESCRIPTION:No. 50171
Mineral:Calcite on Calcite
Locality:Pershing Mine, Attica, Marion County, Iowa
Description:Translucent colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals to 12 mm in spherical aggregates to 20 mm across, overgrown on an earlier generation of translucent brown scalenohedral calcite crystals to 3 mm long. The edges fluoresces yellow under UV illumination. Ex. Albert J. Beres collection #574
Overall Size:11x7x5 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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