• Calcite on Dolomite Cast
  • Calcite on Dolomite Cast
  • Calcite on Dolomite Cast
  • Calcite on Dolomite Cast
  • Calcite on Dolomite Cast
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Calcite on Dolomite Cast

£1,375   €1,557  $1,794 approx.  

This specimen is priced in pounds sterling, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC4866

A particularly splendid Dolomite cast from the Tsumeb Mine, well known for these mineralogical curiosities. A sandy coloured botryoidal-knobbly formation of Dolomite has formed over crystals of probable Calcite since dissolved away, and leaving the Dolomite as a cast. A druse of sparkling translucent white to colourless crystals of Calcite has mostly covered the Dolomite is areas. A fine specimen of a Dolomite cast.

Details

Dimensions
17.5 × 14.5 × 8.0 cm
Categories
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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