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Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 
Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 51602
Mineral:Calcite on Amethyst Quartz
Locality:Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Finely crystallized tan-colored calcite microcrystals in hemispherical aggregates to 17 mm diameter on transparent purple amethyst quartz crystals to 8 mm. Note the unusual border between the calcite and the amethyst. A few quartz crystals are chipped. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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