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Calcite over Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Calcite over Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite over Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite over Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite over Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite over Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

Calcite over Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite over Amethyst Quartz from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 71704
Mineral:Calcite over Amethyst Quartz
Locality:Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Lustrous transparent purple amethyst quartz crystals to 15 mm with overgrowth of translucent white calcite crystals to 1 mm and larger scalenohedral calcite crystals to 40 mm. Second generation calcite microcrystals coat the first generation calcite.
Overall Size:8x6.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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