Quartz, Calcite

Specimen ID: HX6-YFC

Mineral(s)
Quartz : SiO2
Calcite : CaCO3
Locality
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
11.1cm x 4.1cm x 3.4cm
Events

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A novelty at Munich 2018. Very fine Quartz with an almost "alpine" quality but mined in a polymetallic mine, which is not so common. The association of white Calcite crystals adds a "touch of class" to this unpredictable specimen.This specimen has been photographed and published as a novelty at the 2018 Munich Show in the magazine "Lapis" number 12/2018, page 30Aït Ahmane, Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Drâa Region, MoroccoFound in 10/2018Specimen size: 11.1 × 4.1 × 3.4 cm = 4.4” × 1.6” × 1.3”Calcite fluorescence short UV & minor fluorescence long UVMA61AI4
Jordi Fabre - 31st January 2019

Photo added to mindat.org

A novelty at Munich 2018. Very fine Quartz with an almost "alpine" quality but mined in a polymetallic mine, which is not so common. The association of white Calcite crystals adds a "touch of class" to this unpredictable specimen.This specimen has been photographed and published as a novelty at the 2018 Munich Show in the magazine "Lapis" number 12/2018, page 30Aït Ahmane, Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Drâa Region, MoroccoFound in 10/2018Specimen size: 11.1 × 4.1 × 3.4 cm = 4.4” × 1.6” × 1.3”Calcite fluorescence short UV & minor fluorescence long UVMA61AI4
Jordi Fabre - 31st January 2019
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