• Calcite on Dolomite cast
Calcite

Calcite on Dolomite cast

$400.00   €388  £330.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15313
This beautiful large miniature is really two specimens for the price of one! What would be considered the display face is a flat bed of transparent, colourless rhombohedral Calcite crystals set against a deep cherry to crimson-red Dolomite cast matrix.  The underside of the cast is a delightful russet-orange plate of Dolomite forming crystallised micro-ridges punctuated by occasional micro-spheres of limey apple-green Conichalcite. A delightful Calcite from Tsumeb.

Details

Dimensions
5.7 × 6.5 × 1.2 cm
Categories
Calcite, Carbonates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Dolomite

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