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Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 73347
Mineral:Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite
Locality:Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 25 mm that are colored green by chlorite inclusions on rhombohedral pale-yellow calcite crystals to 22 with slender translucent gray calcite crystals to 24 mm coated with quartz microcrystals. Ex. M. Pollinger collection #1669. The calcite fluoresces orange under 365 nm LW UV illumination
Overall Size:8.5x6.5x6 cm
Crystals:micro to 25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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