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English: Calcite, Hematite
Locality: Santa Eulalia District, Municipio de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: 13.4 x 8.7 x 5.0 cm.
This is one of the most sparkly, jewel-like calcites I have seen of this material (once a classic, in the 1960s-1970s, and now quite rare to find). It is a very large, curving cluster of calcite on gossan matrix. The calcites are richly included with dispersed, micro-hematite and this gives them a bright red color. Interestingly, only the top layer of calcite is so included, and thus it contrasts starkly to the sparkling clear calcite below. The piece is very 3-dimensional and is much more impressive in person. Ex. Harold Urish Collection.
Deutsch: Calcit, Hämatit
Fundort: Distrikt Santa Eulalia, Municipio de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua , Mexiko (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 13.4 x 8.7 x 5.0 cm.
Date before March 2010(2010-03)
Source http://www.mindat.org/photo-283242.html
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