Apalachee Minerals

Fine Worldwide and Southeastern U.S. Minerals

CAL5239 - CALCITE var. Manganoan

$180.00 Weight: 1644 g

Wake Stone Company Quarry, near Moncure; Lee County, North Carolina, USA
214mm x 110mm x 63mm
"Very nice large specimen consisting of two generations of calcite crystal formation: the first consisting of smaller white opaque crystals displaying a chalky luster, and a second generation of larger translucent, semi-lustrous very light pink scalenohedral manganoan calcite crystals to 20 mm in length. All calcite crystals are fluorescent bright pink under shortwave and midwave UV light. "

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