• Calcite on Quartz and Hematite
  • Calcite on Quartz and Hematite
  • Calcite on Quartz and Hematite
  • Calcite on Quartz and Hematite
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Calcite on Quartz and Hematite

ID: CC3124

A splendid bright specimen of Calcite crystals on Quartz with Hematite from the now closed Florence Iron Mine, Egremont, Cumbria. The specimen displays to advantage snow white lustrous lenticular crystals of Calcite. Richly covering most of the display face of the specimen. The Calcite forming on excellent gemmy to translucent crystals of colourless Quartz, many of the quartz crystals are double terminated measuring to 2.5cm. Intern the Quartz and Calcite are deposited on a carpet of drusey metallic black platy crystals of specular Hematite. The matrix is a solid red-brown Hematite.

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Dimensions
10.3 × 6.1 × 5.6 cm
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Locality
Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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