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Quartz with Calcite from Alpamarca Mine, Junín, Cerro de Pasco, Peru

 
Quartz with Calcite from Alpamarca Mine, Junín, Cerro de Pasco, Peru

Quartz with Calcite from Alpamarca Mine, Junín, Cerro de Pasco, Peru

Quartz with Calcite from Alpamarca Mine, Junín, Cerro de Pasco, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 51065
Mineral:Quartz with Calcite
Locality:Alpamarca Mine, Junín, Cerro de Pasco, Peru
Description:Hemispherical formation of lustrous translucent white quartz crystals to 25 mm with scattered overgrowth of creme-colored lustrous rhombohedral calcite crystals to 2 mm. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection; gift in 1977 from Robert P. Steele, General Manager, Compania Minerales Santander, Sucursal del Peru
Overall Size:18x17x10 cm
Crystals:1-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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