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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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Calcite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 54477
Mineral:Calcite on Calcite
Locality:Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
Description:Two generations of calcite: the first are elongated aggregates to 34 mm long of translucent white calcite, with later growth of flattened rhombohedral translucent colorless calcite crystals to 14 mm. The calcite fluoresces under UV illumination.
Overall Size:3.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:3-34 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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