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Quartz epimorph with Calcite from Mina San Vicente, Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Quartz epimorph with Calcite from Mina San Vicente, Guanajuato, Mexico

Quartz epimorph with Calcite from Mina San Vicente, Guanajuato, Mexico

Quartz epimorph with Calcite from Mina San Vicente, Guanajuato, Mexico

Quartz epimorph with Calcite from Mina San Vicente, Guanajuato, Mexico

Quartz epimorph with Calcite from Mina San Vicente, Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 63324
Mineral:Quartz epimorph with Calcite
Locality:Mina San Vicente, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 4 mm that crystallized over a 45 mm rhombic crystal that dissolved leaving a mold on the rear where lustrous pale-pink calcite crystals to 20 mm formed. Note the healed crack in the quartz epimorph. Ex. Mort Metersky collection #Si-259, director of International Calcite Collectors Association; originally acquired in 2001
Overall Size:6.5x5x2 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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