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English: Calcite (Var.: Manganoan Calcite)
Locality: Idarado Mine, Telluride, Ouray District (Uncompahgre District), San Miguel County, Colorado, USA (Locality at
Size: 3.6 x 2.9 x 2.5 cm.
The Idarado mine is most famous for its manganoan calcite specimens. In fact, the largest quantity of the finest quality manganoan calcite specimens from Colorado were found in this mine. This specimen consists of superb quality, sharp, scalenohedral manganoan calcite crystals with a soft pink hue which are sitting atop white Quartz matrix. The largest crystal measures 2.1 cm across. The Calcites are translucent when backlit. The crystals are essentially pristine and very fine quality for this locality.
Deutsch: Calcit (Var.: Manganoan Calcit(?))
Fundort: Idarado Mine, Telluride, Ouray District (Uncompahgre District), San Miguel County, Colorado, Vereinigte Staaten (Fundort bei
Größe: 3.6 x 2.9 x 2.5 cm.
Date before March 2010
date QS:P,+2010-03-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+2010-03-00T00:00:00Z/10
creator QS:P170,Q56247090


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