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Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 76495
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite
Locality:Ouray District, Ouray County, Colorado
Description:Lustrous white quartz crystals to 1 mm in epimorphs after scalenohedral calcite crystals to 25 mm. The calcite crystallized first, quartz crystals grew over them, the calcite dissolved, then more quartz crystals coated all surfaces inside and out.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:10-25 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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