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Calcite var. Manganocalcite from Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

 
Calcite var. Manganocalcite from Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

Calcite var. Manganocalcite from Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

Calcite var. Manganocalcite from Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite var. Manganocalcite from Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 53928
Mineral:Calcite var. Manganocalcite
Locality:Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru
Description:Pale-pink bladed calcite crystals to 50 mm with surfaces composed of rhombohedral calcite crystals to 4 mm. The specimen is composed of manganese-rich calcite, often sold by the obsolete mineral name manganocalcite, and fluoresces under UV illumination.
Overall Size:10x7x5 cm
Crystals:2-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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