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Calcite var. Manganocalcite on Quartz with Pyrite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

 
Calcite var. Manganocalcite on Quartz with Pyrite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

Calcite var. Manganocalcite on Quartz with Pyrite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

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Calcite var. Manganocalcite on Quartz with Pyrite from Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 51878
Mineral:Calcite var. Manganocalcite on Quartz with Pyrite
Locality:Huaron District, Cerro de Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
Description:Translucent pale-link Mn-rich calcite crystals in plumose aggregates to 22 mm and in scattered individual crystals to 5 mm on lustrous colorless quartz crystals to 10 mm and metallic pyrite crystals to 3 mm.
Overall Size:9x7x3 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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