• Calcite on Rhodochrosite
  • Calcite on Rhodochrosite
  • Calcite on Rhodochrosite
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Calcite on Rhodochrosite

ID: CC2065

A small cabinet specimen of Calcite on Rhodochrosite from Kosovo. The Calcite forms arching stacks of inter-grown lenticular crystals to 3cm diameter, and are translucent and lustrous. The Calcite has formed on a light pink platy Rhodochrosite matrix. A thin band of black Mn oxide is seen between the Calcite and Rhodochrosite. An pleasing specimen of two carbonate minerals.

Details

Dimensions
8.0 × 6.0 × 5.0 cm
Categories
Locality
Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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