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Calcite with Pyrite inclusions from Pachapaqui Mine, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

 
Calcite with Pyrite inclusions from Pachapaqui Mine, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

Calcite with Pyrite inclusions from Pachapaqui Mine, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

Calcite with Pyrite inclusions from Pachapaqui Mine, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Pyrite inclusions from Pachapaqui Mine, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 57170
Mineral:Calcite with Pyrite inclusions
Locality:Pachapaqui Mine, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru
Description:Doubly-terminated translucent white calcite crystals with lustrous crystal faces and small yellow-metallic pyrite inclusions. The calcite crystals fluoresce orange under SW UV illumination. Note the V-shaped center zone.
Overall Size:8x6.5x5 cm
Crystals:0.5-60.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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