• Calcite
  • Calcite
  • Calcite


$750.00   €648  £590.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC12445
Beautifully crystallised Calcite is probably the most widely recognised species from the West Cumbrian iron ore field.  This terrific large thumbnail comprises of seven gemmy nail-head, colourless Calcite crystals with near-perfect terminations showing smooth micro-striated faces and interestingly etched prism faces.  A true West Cumbrian classic from the world renowned Pallaflat  mine; by the village of Bigrigg, just north of Egremont.


2.8 × 3.0 × 1.7 cm
Pallaflat Mine, Bigrigg, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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