Quartz (Var: Amethyst), Calcite, Hematite

Specimen ID: 056-TQ9

Mineral(s)
Quartz (Var: Amethyst) : SiO2
Calcite : CaCO3
Hematite : Fe2O3
Locality
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Good size lenticular Calcite crystal partially dissolved and covered nearly throughout by Amethyst crystals, with dark inclusions, probably Hematite, near the Calcite edges.Cantera Santiño, Paraje Santiño, Artigas, Uruguay.Found in 2006Specimen size: 16.8 × 8.9 × 1.8 cmMain crystal size: 1.6 × 1.5 cm
Jordi Fabre - 4th June 2008

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Good size lenticular Calcite crystal partially dissolved and covered nearly throughout by Amethyst crystals, with dark inclusions, probably Hematite, near the Calcite edges.Cantera Santiño, Paraje Santiño, Artigas, Uruguay.Found in 2006Specimen size: 16.8 × 8.9 × 1.8 cmMain crystal size: 1.6 × 1.5 cm
Jordi Fabre - 4th June 2008

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Good size lenticular Calcite crystal partially dissolved and covered nearly throughout by Amethyst crystals, with dark inclusions, probably Hematite, near the Calcite edges.Cantera Santiño, Paraje Santiño, Artigas, Uruguay.Found in 2006Specimen size: 16.8 × 8.9 × 1.8 cmMain crystal size: 1.6 × 1.5 cm
Jordi Fabre - 4th June 2008
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