Mineral Specimen #6146 Two Generations Calcite
Southwest Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona
4.9 x 4 x 3.4 cm
Radiating , needle like crystals of Calcite have grown on the ends of Calcite stalactic growths. The needle like crystals are a light orange/tan color which contrasts with the white colored stalactic Calcite. Under LW UV, the needle like crystals fluoresce a yellow/creamy color. Note: similar specimens are sometimes labeled as Aragonite or Aragonite on Calcite.
Flaws: Some of the terminations are incomplete.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Arizona | Calcite | Fluorescents | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars