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Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

 
Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 57091
Mineral:Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite
Locality:Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Description:Concave cluster of scalenohedral translucent white manganese-rich calcite crystals with brown coating of late-growth calcite microcrystals and translucent gray unidentified mineral, possibly also calcite, in between the larger crystals.
Overall Size:8x8x6 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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