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Fluorite, Pyrite, Galena, Calcite from Naica Mine, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Fluorite, Pyrite, Galena, Calcite from Naica Mine, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite, Pyrite, Galena, Calcite from Naica Mine, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 5598
Mineral:Fluorite, Pyrite, Galena, Calcite
Locality:Naica Mine, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Dark, near-black sphalerite matrix with crystals up to 15 mm with overgrowth of colorless calcite crystals up to 3 mm (that fluoresce orange under UV illumination. Perched on the top is a green fluorite crystal 10 mm across. Minor galena throughout.
Overall Size:11x8x6 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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