Chlorite Coated Quartz with Manganoan Calcite from Huanggang Mine
Dimension: 9cm x 4.6cm x 3.5cm Weight: 116g Locality: Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit (Huanggang Mine), Hexigten Banner (Keshiketeng Co.), Ulanhad League (Chifeng Prefecture), Inner Mongolia, China Stunning showy specimen from the famous Huanggang Mine of Inner Mongolia featuring a large milky Quartz wand partially coated with a layer of light pastel green Chlorite microcrystals. Translucent Manganoan Calcite aesthetically stacked together and attached to the Quartz. The Calcite fluoresces a bright pink under UV lighting (365 nm). The exposed Quartz surfaces exhibit the transparent nature of the inner core. A fine quality specimen with extremely rare composition.