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Calcite

$500.00   €477  £410.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20219
An unusual looking group of steep-sided, milky-white Calcite scalenohedral crystals to around 4.5 cm tall, with most faces coated in micro-crystalline Pyrite. Although opaque, the Pyrite layer is so thin and of an almost non-metallic, greyish-green appearance, it could at first glance be mistaken for a surface inclusion of clay. However, on close examination the Pyrite is a dull metallic brassy-gold. An attractive Calcite from the Příbram mining district in the Czech Republic.

Details

Dimensions
5.5 × 9.1 × 5.2 cm
Categories
Calcite
Locality
Pribram, Central Bohemia Region, Czech Republic, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Calcite

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