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Quartz pseudomorph after Calcite with Aragonite from Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

 
Quartz pseudomorph after Calcite with Aragonite from Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Quartz pseudomorph after Calcite with Aragonite from Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Quartz pseudomorph after Calcite with Aragonite from Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

DESCRIPTION:No. 8982
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorph after Calcite with Aragonite
Locality:Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
Description:Pristine quartz pseudomorphs after scalenohedral calcite crystals to 45 mm long with tan-colored rosettes to 3 mm diameter of lustrous aragonite crystals throughout. The calcite crystallized first, was overgrown with quartz, then coated with aragonite.
Overall Size:9x7x6 cm
Crystals:20-40 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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