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Proustite and Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

 
Proustite and Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

Proustite and Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

Proustite and Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Proustite and Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

DESCRIPTION:No. 56848
Mineral:Proustite and Calcite
Locality:St. Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
Description:Lustrous translucent dark-red proustite crystals to 1 mm with translucent gray flattened calcite crystals to 2.5 mm that fluoresce orange under SW UV illumination. The proustite crystals are prismatic form with pyramidal terminations. Collected ca. 1975
Overall Size:30x16x12 mm
Crystals:0.2-2.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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