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Calcite with Hematite from Mina el Potosí, 16th Level, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Calcite with Hematite from Mina el Potosí, 16th Level, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite with Hematite from Mina el Potosí, 16th Level, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite with Hematite from Mina el Potosí, 16th Level, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 50467
Mineral:Calcite with Hematite
Locality:Mina el Potosí, 16th Level, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Large plate of lustrous rhombohedral calcite crystals colored chocolate-brown by hematite inclusions. The calcite crystals have select faces overgrown with second generation of calcite microcrystals. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #653; originally acquired in 1993
Overall Size:22x15x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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