• Manganoan Calcite with Pyrite
  • Manganoan Calcite with Pyrite
  • Manganoan Calcite with Pyrite
Calcite

Manganoan Calcite with Pyrite

$400.00   €333  £300.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC11908
A long and narrow group of sub-vertical, translucent pale pink Manganoan Calcite crystals form a jagged crystallised array, with many of the front upper halves of the crystals coated in micro-crystals of golden Pyrite.  From the Broken Hill mining district in New South Wales, Australia, the glassy Manganoan Calcite is coated with a thin film of white, and in some places lemon-orange, Aragonite.  A terrific specimen and equally impressive when backlit when the Calcite emits a warn pink glow.

Details

Dimensions
10.5 × 6.1 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Calcite, Carbonates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pyrite

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