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Calcite

#BC52623

Calcite

#BC52623
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 7 x 5.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Asterillo, near Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Tagged
carbonate

A beautiful specimen with two generations of Calcite known as "butterfly twins".  The outer generation is a nice translucent orange color. The inner is a colorless dogtooth habit with a thin veneer of oxide coating. No damage, displays nicely.

Calcite

Formula
CaCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Stalactitic, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, pink, yellow, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Barbara Cureton Collection
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