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English: Aurichalcite, Calcite
Locality: Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: miniature, 4.1 x 3.2 x 2.7 cm
Aurichalcite in Calcite
Fibrous aurichalcite has partially included this matrix specimen of rhombohedral calcite, giving it a two-tone color effect. Most crystals of this find are slightly included or fully included, making this unusual. The rhombs reach 1.8 cm across, and are glassy and translucent. Both major rhombs are complete, though with very minor edge wear on rear corners; but the smaller white crystal in front-middle is probably a cleave (perhaps in the pocket), and so the price is reduced. Where the aurichalcite inclusions are most present, the crystals exhibit a rich, teal color. Where they are less present, the crystals are nearly colorless. Very aesthetic!
Deutsch: Aurichalcit, Calcit
Fundort: Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango , Mexiko (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 4.1 x 3.2 x 2.7 cm
Date before March 2010(2010-03)
Source Image: http://www.irocks.com/db_pics/new09/aur05e.jpg, Description: http://www.irocks.com/render.html?species=Calcite&page=1
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