• Calcite
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Calcite

Calcite

$400.00   €333  £300.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20369
Double terminated stubby Calcite prisms of between 0.2 and 1.4 cm long by 0.9 cm across flats, form a jumbled aggregate of well developed crystals, cemented together by granular Calcite grains and smaller Calcite crystals.  This specimen, from the St. Andreasberg mining district in Lower Saxony, Germany, features a spectrum of crystal clarity, from semi-transparent to opaque.  Many of the Calcite crystals have translucent light grey prisms with snow-white opaque pinacoid terminations.  A most attractive old-time specimen from Saxony.

Ex. the Mineral Collection of Archduke Stephan Franz Viktor of Hungary (1817 to 1867), but does not have the Archduke (Erzherzog) Stephan label.  A small Carl Rumpff label, dated 1889 is glued to the specimen’s base.
 

Details

Dimensions
6.7 × 5.0 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Calcite
Locality
St Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Germany, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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