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Calcite from Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Calcite from Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite from Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite from Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite from Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 51609
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Hemispherical formation of lustrous translucent colorless calcite crystals with no matrix attached. The calcite crystals are hexagonal form with rhombohedral terminations and they fluoresce orange under UV illumination. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:3.5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:6-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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