• Calcite
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Calcite

Calcite

$1,500.00   €1,353  £1,140.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17231
A magnificent six-sided scalenohedral Calcite crystal from Millclose mine, South Darley in Derbyshire, a once highly productive lead and zinc mine close to the town of Matlock.  This single, off-matrix specimen grades from opaque milky-white Calcite at its base to an almost colourless and transparent sharp termination.  Six mirror-smooth, alternate broad and narrow faces have a glassy bright lustre and the specimen stands well, leaning at a tilted angle.  A superb Calcite crystal from one of Derbyshire’s larger and well-known mines.

Details

Dimensions
7.6 × 5.9 × 4.9 cm
Categories
Calcite
Locality
Millclose Mine, South Darley, Matlock, Derbyshire, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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