Category: calcite

Mexican Mariposa Calcite: rock1 sideA – UVab…

Mexican Mariposa Calcite: rock1 sideA -  UVabc

Mexican Mariposa Calcite: rock1 sideA – UVabc by Cran Cowan

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From Mina Buena Tierra, located in the Santa Eulalia District, Aquiles Serdan, Chihuahua, Mexico comes this 6" wide specimen.

Contains:
Calcite (FL Yellow,Pink/Orange >UVabc)

Shown under Uvabc light.

Key:
WL = White light (halogen + LED)
FL = Fluoresces
PHOS = Phosporescent
UVa = 368nm (LW), UVb = 311nm (MW), UVc = 254nm (SW)
’>’ = “stimulated by:”, ’!’ = “bright”, ’~’ = “dim”

Obtained at Obsidian Days 2013 – Earth’s Treasures

Rock2 side A

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18 Watt Triple Output UV lamp from Polman Minerals – Way Too Cool UV lamps

Calcite

Calcite

Locality: Lepoivre Quarry, Mettet, Namur District, Belgium

Size: 4.4 × 3.7 × 2.6 cm

Calcite and Amethyst

Calcite and Amethyst

Locality: Juchem Quarry, Niederwörresbach, Hunsrück, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Size: 8 × 7 × 5.8 cm

Calcite

Calcite

Locality: Ambariomiambana, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar

Size: 6.7 × 6.3 × 6 cm

Copper on CalciteLocality: Rocklands Copper …

Copper on Calcite

Locality:

Rocklands Copper Mine, Cloncurry, Australia

Size: 

8.2 × 8.1 × 2.6 cm

Dolomite after Calcite

Dolomite after Calcite

Locality: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Size: 3.5 × 3.2 × 2.3 cm

Dioptase and Calcite

Dioptase and Calcite

Locality: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Size: 7.4 × 1.3 × 1.3 cm

Ruby on Calcite with Pyrite

Ruby on Calcite with Pyrite

Locality: Jegdalek, Sorobi District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan

Size: 5 × 3.4 × 2.2 cm

Native Silver on White Calcite Matrix Local…

Native Silver on White Calcite Matrix

Locality:

Imiter Mine, Imiter Dist., Ouarzazate Prov., Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco.

Size: 

5 cm by 4.7 cm by 2.1 cm

Calcite Crystal set atop the Center of a Cal…

Calcite Crystal set atop the Center of a Calcite “striped” Matrix

Locality:

Daye County, Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China.

Size:

10 cm by 9.4 cm by 4.8 cm