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Calcite

ID: CC19571
A most pleasing group of nail-head Calcite crystals from Florence mine by Egremont in Cumbria, England.  The distinctive Calcite crystals are bright brick-red throughout their lower half due to Hematite inclusions, whilst the upper prism section remains a transparent, slightly grey, colourless Calcite with triangular Mercedes-style triangular terminations.  The crystals are between 1.5 to 3.5 cm tall and originate from the famous mineralised Banana Slide fault at Florence mine, discovered in 1971.

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Dimensions
12.4 × 9.2 × 6.8 cm
Categories
Calcite
Locality
Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe

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