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Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 
Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz from Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 80610
Mineral:Quartz over Calcite on Amethyst Quartz
Locality:Alto Uruguai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Description:Lustrous translucent pale-yellow scalenohedral calcite crystals to 30 mm, coated with sparkling sugar-like transparent colorless quartz microcrystals, on a plate of lustrous transparent purple amethyst crystals to 16 mm. The calcite fluoresces under UV illumination. Ex. Miller #M3783
Overall Size:12x8x4.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 30 mm
Archived: For reference only
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