• Manganoan Calcite
  • Manganoan Calcite
  • Manganoan Calcite
Calcite

Manganoan Calcite

$750.00   €696  £580.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC11936
This out of the ordinary specimen from the Zinc Corporation mine at Broken Hill, Australia, features both pink Manganoan Calcite in large flattened crystals and milky-Calcite occurring as stubby nail-head hexagonal crystals.  The Manganoan Calcite lies flat against the carbonate matrix, forming crystals to 5 cm which taper outwards towards their terminations.  These are a delicate yet distinct blush-pink and display sinusoidal banding.  The nail-head crystals are lightly dusted with Pyrite micro-crystals whereas the flat Manganoan Calcite has a solid deposition of such Pyrite over their top surfaces.  An unorthodox yet attractive Calcite specimen from Broken Hill, Australia.

Details

Dimensions
11.3 × 8.2 × 4.1 cm
Categories
Calcite, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pyrite, Pyrite

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