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Calcite

Calcite

$1,400.00   €1,147  £990.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC12919
Gemmy colourless Calcite crystals form a domed mound entirely hiding a matrix of limonitic Hematite.  The crystals and habit suggest the Pallaflat mine north of Egremont, but a specific mine has not been recorded, save for the Egremont area.  This is typical of so many specimens from these mines for when specimens were being produced, such a general locality was considered perfectly adequate.  The Calcite forms stubby scalenohedral crystals of about 1 to 1.5 cm tall with complex faces characteristic of the West Cumbrian localities.  The highly reflective glassy lustre completes the excellent aesthetic of this delightful large miniature.

Details

Dimensions
6.8 × 7.7 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Calcite
Locality
Egremont, Cumbria, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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