• Calcite
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Calcite

Calcite

$750.00   €671  £600.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19698
A quite spectacular Calcite from the Vrančice area within the Příbram mining district in the Czech Republic, composed of different habits and colours of Calcite.  Underpinning the structure is a bed of slender scalenohedral Calcite crystals, averaging 2 to 2.5 cm tall, probably colourless with black sulphide inclusions, judging from that shown in the base.  However, these crystals are entirely coated in spiky, vertically aligned mm scale, earthy, brick-red Calcite crystals giving a general dark burnt red appearance.  Two further generations of Calcite have then deposited, firstly, flattened highly lustrous rhombohedral crystals, projecting horizontally from the scalenohedral towers and finally a preferential dusting of creamy-pink granular Calcite on aligned faces.  A superb specimen.

Details

Dimensions
7.0 × 7.0 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Calcite
Locality
Vrančice, Příbram District, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Calcite

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