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Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Faywood Mine, Cooks Peak, Luna County, New Mexico

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Faywood Mine, Cooks Peak, Luna County, New Mexico

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Faywood Mine, Cooks Peak, Luna County, New Mexico

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Faywood Mine, Cooks Peak, Luna County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 65311
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite
Locality:Faywood Mine, Cooks Peak, Luna County, New Mexico
Description:Hollow white quartz pseudomorphs after scalenohedral calcite crystals to 30 mm on quartz. The calcite crystallized first, was overgrown with thin layer of quartz crystals, then the calcite dissolved leaving hollow formations shaped like calcite. Collected in 1995 by B. Huntsman and R. Demark
Overall Size:7.5x4.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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