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Quartz pseudomorphs after twinned Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Peregrina Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after twinned Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Peregrina Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

Quartz pseudomorphs after twinned Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Peregrina Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

Quartz pseudomorphs after twinned Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Peregrina Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 50650
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after twinned Calcite on Amethyst Quartz
Locality:Peregrina Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Lustrous translucent pale-purple amethyst quartz crystals to 22 mm with sparkling colorless quartz pseudomorphs after butterfly-twinned flat calcite crystals to 18 mm. Thin calcite crystals formed first, then were coated with quartz microcrystals.
Overall Size:7x5x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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