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Calcite on Calcite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

 
Calcite on Calcite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

Calcite on Calcite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

Calcite on Calcite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

Calcite on Calcite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite on Calcite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 54476
Mineral:Calcite on Calcite
Locality:Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
Description:Two generations of calcite: the first are elongated aggregates to 22 mm long of translucent white calcite, with later growth of flattened rhombohedral translucent colorless calcite crystals to 4 mm. The calcite fluoresces under UV illumination.
Overall Size:5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: For reference only
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