• Calcite
  • Calcite
  • Calcite
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Calcite

ID: CC2249

An interesting example of a 'V' twinned Calcite, from an uncommon location at the Gillfoot Mine, Cumbria. Each of the twinned crystals reach a length of almost 3cm. They grow from nest of slender prismatic crystals to 1.8cm long, beautifully presented. The colour is from light brown to translucent white. The matrix is a thin plate of reddish Hematite.

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Dimensions
6.0 × 4.2 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Locality
Gilfoot Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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