2009

Calcite v. Manganoan and Quartz from China

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Rocks, Fossils & Minerals Start Price:650.00 USD Estimated At:1,750.00 - 2,625.00 USD
Calcite v. Manganoan and Quartz from China
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This specimen features interesting and attractive, stacked crystals of light pink manganoan calcite on a matrix of well-crystallized quartz. The manganoan calcite is strongly fluorescent (reddish-orange) when exposed to both short and long wave ultraviolet light. This specimen was harvested in 2015 from the prolific Huanggang Mine in Inner Mongolia. Dimensions (cm): 8 H x 11.5 W x 12.5 D. Location: Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit, Ulanhad League, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China Date: Location: China HWAC# 53050