Apalachee Minerals

Fine Worldwide and Southeastern U.S. Minerals

CAL5260 - CALCITE

$45.00 Weight: 312 g


Potosí Mine; Santa Eulalia District; Municipio de Aquiles Serdán; Chihuahua, Mexico
82mm x 41mm x 27mm
Beautiful arborescent cluster of transparent to translucent white calcite crystals. Two generations of calcite are present: the first generation consisting of larger elongated scalenohedral crystals up to 27 mm in length, topped in places by a second generation of smaller, mostly transparent scalenohedral crystals overgrowing the first generation calcites. Fluorescent bright yellow-green under shortwave (254 nm) UV light. No damage. Mounted on an acrylic base (removable).

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