• Calcite on Dolomite With Pyrite
  • Calcite on Dolomite With Pyrite
  • Calcite on Dolomite With Pyrite
  • Calcite on Dolomite With Pyrite
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Calcite on Dolomite With Pyrite

ID: CC138

A very attractive specimen with a single doubley terminated scalenohedral Calcite crystal perched upon a cluster of Dolomite crystals on Pyrite. The Calcite is translucent honey colour with waxy lustre, and measures 4.6cm in length. Dolomite forms a ball-like cluster of pearly cream-coloured saddle shaped crystals individually measuring to 1cm. Several intergrown cubes of Pyrite create the base, and are sharply formed, very lustrous with faint striations. Extremely aesthetic!

Details

Dimensions
10.0 × 6.8 × 6.5 cm
Categories
Locality
Shangbao Mine, Leiyang Co., Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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