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Calcite scepter-shaped formation coated with Quartz from Planalto, Alto Uruguai, Brazil

 
Calcite scepter-shaped formation coated with Quartz from Planalto, Alto Uruguai, Brazil

Calcite scepter-shaped formation coated with Quartz from Planalto, Alto Uruguai, Brazil

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Calcite scepter-shaped formation coated with Quartz from Planalto, Alto Uruguai, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 63530
Mineral:Calcite scepter-shaped formation coated with Quartz
Locality:Planalto, Alto Uruguai, Brazil
Description:Scepter-shaped formation (wider cap on the end of a narrower stem) of translucent colorless calcite crystals coated on the stem with colorless quartz crystals to 1 mm. The calcite crystals are hexagonal form with rhombohedral termination. Ex. Mort Metersky collection
Overall Size:40x14x12 mm
Crystals:0.1-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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