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Calcite with Pyrite and Quartz from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Calcite with Pyrite and Quartz from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite with Pyrite and Quartz from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Calcite with Pyrite and Quartz from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Pyrite and Quartz from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 65505
Mineral:Calcite with Pyrite and Quartz
Locality:Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Rounded cluster of translucent yellow-brown scalenohedral calcite crystals to 13 mm with small areas of yellow-metallic pyrite crystals and colorless quartz crystals to 1 mm. The calcite crystals fluoresce orange under SW UV illumination. Ex. D. Miller collection #M771; originally acquired from Burminco.
Overall Size:6.5x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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