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Calcite from Magma Mine, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona

 
Calcite from Magma Mine, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite from Magma Mine, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 7176
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Magma Mine, Superior District, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Doubly-terminated, scalenohedral crystal of white calcite perched on matrix. The calcite has multiple, parallel termination on each end. Fluoresces bright orange under UV illumination. Mounted in acrylic Perky display box for protection. Ex. R. Bates Collection #473
Overall Size:22x15x10 mm
Crystals:8 mm
Status: For reference only
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