• Calcite
  • Calcite
  • Calcite
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Calcite

$500.00   €430  £370.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20053
A large single off-white Calcite crystal to 3.8 cm on a greenish-grey skarn matrix from the Medenec copper mine at Klášterec nad Ohrí, in the Krušné Hory mountains of the Czech Republic.  This mine was started in the 16th century and remained in production until 1860.  The Calcite appears translucent light grey, but this is mainly masked by an outer layer of opaque snow-white Calcite.  Certain edges display the underlying grey Calcite, making a Mercedes-style three-pointed star.  The matrix is sparsely coated with similar smaller crystals ranging from 0.3 to 1 cm and a 2 x 1 cm area of sub-mm clear stubby Quartz crystals.

Details

Dimensions
10.8 × 8.8 × 5.3 cm
Categories
Calcite
Locality
Medenec (Kupferberg), Klášterec nad Ohrí, Krušné Hory Mts, Ústí Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Calcite

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