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Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite with Sphalerite from Portland Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite with Sphalerite from Portland Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite with Sphalerite from Portland Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite with Sphalerite from Portland Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite with Sphalerite from Portland Mine, Ouray County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 60679
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite with Sphalerite
Locality:Portland Mine, Ouray County, Colorado
Description:Translucent white quartz epimorphs after calcite crystals that are hollow on the underside with late-growth of a translucent green 4 mm sphalerite crystal. Calcite formed first, was coated with quartz, then the calcite dissolved, and sphalerite formed.
Overall Size:4x3x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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