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Calcite on Barite from Juanita Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Calcite on Barite from Juanita Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 9787
Mineral:Calcite on Barite
Locality:Juanita Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Limonite-coated barite blades to 3 cm with overgrowth of white calcite crystals to 6 mm. Minor small green malachite rosettes scattered around. Ex. Mary and Gardner Miller Calcite Collection #2671 (See article: The Miller Calcite Collection in Mineralogical Record v.18#6)
Overall Size:6x4x2 cm
Crystals:6-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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