• Calcite
  • Calcite
  • Calcite


$200.00   €176  £160.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC16831
Translucent, creamy-white curved rhombohedral Calcite crystals of typically 8 mm across form an impressive 5.5 x 3.5 cm hedgehog-like cluster with a silky part scalenohedral 3.5 x 3.0 cm single Calcite crystal protruding from one side.  This great Calcite was collected from the North Face on the Top Level of Taffs Well quarry, a famous calcite locality at Tongwynlais, close to the city of Cardiff in Wales.  Calcite specimens from Taffs Well adorn many a good collection, but few will contain a specimen with this most untypical habit.


6.9 × 5.5 × 3.5 cm
Taff's Well Quarry, Taff's Well, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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