Manganoan Calcite (classic locale)

Pachapaqui District, Ancash Department, Peru
Small Cabinet, 8.4 x 5.4 x 4.2 cm
Start Time: 06/13/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/23/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Pretty, pastel-pink, bladed manganoan calcite rhombs to 3.7 cm form a striking and excellent example of this varietal from the well-known Pachapaqui District of Peru. Essentially pristine, with only a bit of periphery wear. Classic material with fine sculptural form and nicely accented with sulfides.

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