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Calcite

Calcite

$250.00   €219  £200.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC12768
Think Pallaflat mine, think Calcite!  During Victorian and Edwardian times, the iron mines of West Cumbria produced fabulous specimens of Calcite and these are now highly prized.  This excellent, ex-matrix scalenohedral crystal is from the famous Pallaflat mine by the village of Bigrigg and superbly exhibits its complex, multi-faced termination which extends for 5 cm of its length.  A semi-transparent crystal, with a patchwork of interwoven internal planes that reflect light throughout the crystal’s fabric.  A great West Cumbrian Calcite at a great and very reasonable price.

Details

Dimensions
3.2 × 6.8 × 2.8 cm
Categories
Calcite
Locality
Pallaflat Mine, Bigrigg, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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