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San Vicente Mine, Boquillas Del Carmen, Mun. de Ocampo, Coahuila, Mexicoi
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San Vicente MineMine
Boquillas Del Carmen- not defined -
Mun. de OcampoMunicipality
Coahuila- not defined -
MexicoCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 27° North , 102° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~142km
Locality type:Mine


Locality known for fluorescent calcites.
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: cleavable masses
Colour: white to pale pink
Fluorescence: blue to pink
Description: Famous Terlingua-type calcite, found in irregular, translucent cleavable masses, milky with pink zones. Fluoresces blue under SW UV with strong phosphorescence and bright pink under LW UV. Both colors mix under MW UV to produce a lavender hue. Fluorescence is strongest in the pink zones.
Reference: Schneider, S. (2004): Collecting Fluorescent Minerals. Published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., Atglen, PA, 2004. 192p. [photos on p. 118]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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Schneider, S. (2004): Collecting Fluorescent Minerals. Published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., Atglen, PA, 2004. 192p. [photo on p. 118]


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