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Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Faywood Mine, Jose District, Cooks Peak, Luna County, New Mexico

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Faywood Mine, Jose District, Cooks Peak, Luna County, New Mexico

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Faywood Mine, Jose District, Cooks Peak, Luna County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 5643
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite
Locality:Faywood Mine, Jose District, Cooks Peak, Luna County, New Mexico
Description:Well formed quartz pseudomorphs after scalenohedral calcite to 25 mm. The quartz formed over the calcite first, then the calcite dissolved away naturally leaving a thin pseudomorph. Two have the tip broken to expose the thin structure.
Overall Size:8x6x2 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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