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Calcite with Quartz coating from San Martin de Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Calcite with Quartz coating from San Martin de Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico

Calcite with Quartz coating from San Martin de Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico

Calcite with Quartz coating from San Martin de Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico

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Calcite with Quartz coating from San Martin de Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 57561
Mineral:Calcite with Quartz coating
Locality:San Martin de Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Large rhombohedral transparent colorless-gray calcite crystal with sparkling coating of lustrous colorless quartz crystals to 0.2 mm plus greenish-brown microcrystals of an unidentified mineral in edge zones and on one face.
Overall Size:11x7x5 cm
Crystals:0.1-100.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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