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Quartz var. Amethyst Geode with Calcite from Carrillo Ranch, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Quartz var. Amethyst Geode with Calcite from Carrillo Ranch, Chihuahua, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst Geode with Calcite from Carrillo Ranch, Chihuahua, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst Geode with Calcite from Carrillo Ranch, Chihuahua, Mexico

Quartz var. Amethyst Geode with Calcite from Carrillo Ranch, Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz var. Amethyst Geode with Calcite from Carrillo Ranch, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 52960
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst Geode with Calcite
Locality:Carrillo Ranch, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Complete agate quartz geode sawn through the center to reveal the center cavity lined with lustrous purple amethyst quartz crystals to 4 mm with scattered brown and colorless calcite crystals to 6 mm. The banded agate fluoresces under UV illumination. Ex. Tim Swan collection at River Valley Mineral Museum (Rumford, Maine) #1300
Overall Size:9x9x9 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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