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Calcite on Quartz from Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Cumbria, England

 
Calcite on Quartz from Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Cumbria, England

Calcite on Quartz from Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Cumbria, England

Calcite on Quartz from Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Cumbria, England

Calcite on Quartz from Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Quartz from Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 58240
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz
Locality:Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Cumbria, England
Description:Transparent colorless calcite crystals to 21 mm on lustrous quartz microcrystals. The calcite crystals are flattened rhombohedral form with waxy luster and fluoresce orange under SW UV illumination. Collected in 1988
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 21 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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