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Calcite on Quartz from Dahisar Quarry, Mumbai District, Maharashtra, India

 
Calcite on Quartz from Dahisar Quarry, Mumbai District, Maharashtra, India

Calcite on Quartz from Dahisar Quarry, Mumbai District, Maharashtra, India

Calcite on Quartz from Dahisar Quarry, Mumbai District, Maharashtra, India

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Quartz from Dahisar Quarry, Mumbai District, Maharashtra, India

DESCRIPTION:No. 50582
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz
Locality:Dahisar Quarry, Mumbai District, Maharashtra, India
Description:Flattened-rhombohedral translucent orange calcite crystals to 26 mm in a cavity lined with lustrous translucent white quartz crystals to 2 mm. Note the unusual 50 mm thin epimorphs after an earlier generation of platy calcite crystals.
Overall Size:16x12x8 cm
Crystals:1-26 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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