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Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

 
Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 52733
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona
Description:Portion of a vein of crystallized calcite with tabular translucent gray-brown calcite crystals along one edge. The matrix calcite is fluorescent under UV illumination. Careful trimming could greatly improve the specimen. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection; acquired from Leroy Pascoe (1901-1991)
Overall Size:12x10x7 cm
Crystals:5-13 mm
Status: For reference only
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