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Calcite with Quartz from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

 
Calcite with Quartz from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Calcite with Quartz from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Calcite with Quartz from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

Calcite with Quartz from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 58843
Mineral:Calcite with Quartz
Locality:Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru
Description:Translucent pale-pink (nearly colorless) scalenohedral calcite crystals to 12 mm with silky surfaces composed of small parallel crystal faces, plus slender transparent colorless quartz crystals to 4 mm. The pink color is caused by manganese impurities. Ex. B. Gaber collection #490; ex. Paul Pohwat collection #774 (Mineral Collection Manager at Smithsonian)
Overall Size:6x3x3 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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