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Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa area coal mines, Mahaska County, Iowa

 
Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa area coal mines, Mahaska County, Iowa

Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa area coal mines, Mahaska County, Iowa

Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa area coal mines, Mahaska County, Iowa

Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa area coal mines, Mahaska County, Iowa

Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa area coal mines, Mahaska County, Iowa

Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa area coal mines, Mahaska County, Iowa

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa area coal mines, Mahaska County, Iowa

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa area coal mines, Mahaska County, Iowa

DESCRIPTION:No. 78188
Mineral:Calcite on Calcite
Locality:Oskaloosa area coal mines, Mahaska County, Iowa
Description:Classic specimen of two generations of calcite on matrix. The first generation is a 7 mm later dark brown crystals, with later growth of transparent orange-brown scalenohedral calcite crystals to 2 mm. The calcite fluoresces under SW-LW UV illumination. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:5.5x5x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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