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Calcite

#AH52756

Calcite

#AH52756
Availability
Sold
Size
12 x 9 x 4 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
CaCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Tagged
carbonate

Scalenohedral Calcite crystals to 3cm with a second generation of more complex Calcite wrapping around the first generation. The first generation often has a thin veneer of iron-oxide coating and also shows some phantoms, while the second generation has a bright orange layer. Super specimen, a classic locality for Mexico brought out in the early 1970's and virtually unobtainable these days.

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
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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