• Calcite on Quartz With Dolomite
  • Calcite on Quartz With Dolomite
  • Calcite on Quartz With Dolomite
Gallery

Calcite on Quartz With Dolomite

ID: CC4354

A great specimen of platy Calcite crystals on Quartz with Dolomite, a very characteristic mineral combination from Wheal Friendship, Tavistock, Devon. Crystals of white Calcite display a stacked habit crystals becoming progressively smaller in a pyramid style. The crystals of Calcite have formed on creamy saddle shaped druse of Dolomite. A matrix of prismatic Quartz crystals measuring to 4cm display white phantoms, and gemmy colourless terminations. Crystals of Quartz are here and there included by green Chlorite. A fine combination specimen much sought after from this Devonshire Mine and comes with a label stating the specimen is from the J. Ruskin collection (1819-1900).

Details

Dimensions
6.0 × 5.4 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Locality
Wheal Friendship, Mary Tavy, Tavistock, Devon, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

Related Mineral Specimens

Manganoan Calcite
$850
 Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo, Europe
A fine light pink thin botryoidal layer of Manganoan Calcite covers a country rock breccia from...
Calcite
$500
 Gyongyosoroszi, Matra Mts, Heves Co, Hungary, Europe
Well developed intergrown parallel crystal groups with sharply formed scalenohedral...
Calcite included by Boulangerite
$12,500
 Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures Co, Romania, Europe
A somewhat different form of Calcite included by Boulangerite from the Herja Mine, Romania....
Calcite included by Sand
$1,500
 Bellecroix, Fontainebleau, Seine-et-Marne, France, Europe
A classic French specimen from Bellecroix, Fontainebleau of rhombic Calcite crystals in a...