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Calcite on Pyrite from San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Calcite on Pyrite from San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite on Pyrite from San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Pyrite from San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 57855
Mineral:Calcite on Pyrite
Locality:San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Translucent brown scalenohedral calcite crystals on yellow-metallic pyrite that has shrinkage fractures running throughout. The calcite fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:9x6x4.5 cm
Crystals:4-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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