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Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 58146
Mineral:Calcite on Amethyst Quartz
Locality:Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Lustrous transparent purple amethyst quartz crystals to 3 mm with unusual formation of acicular 1.5 mm calcite crystals in epitactic orientation growing out on both side of thin calcite crystal plates to 10 mm. Ex. J. Kohnowhich collection
Overall Size:6.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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