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Rosasite on Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

 
Rosasite on Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Rosasite on Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Rosasite on Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Rosasite on Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 55301
Mineral:Rosasite on Calcite
Locality:Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Description:Hair-like blue rosasite microcrystals partially coating lustrous transparent rhombohedral calcite crystals to 3 mm lining a convoluted cavity in brown limonite gossan. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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