• Calcite on  Calcite
  • Calcite on  Calcite
  • Calcite on  Calcite
  • Calcite on  Calcite
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Calcite on Calcite

ID: CC2608

Translucent white and lustrous 'nail-head' type prismatic Calcite crystals (to 15mm) have grown in clusters and isolated crystals on a larger flattened rhombohedral Calcite crystal. This large crystal is 60 x 50mm with a lilac coloured core, which in turn is covered in a later generation of Calcite displaying a 'satin' like lustre. The contrast between the different generations of Calcite growth and their differing habits is very aesthetic.

Details

Dimensions
6.0 × 5.0 × 3.5 cm
Categories
Locality
Xianghualing, Linwu Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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