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Calcite with included Orpiment and Realgar

#25210

Calcite with included Orpiment and Realgar

#25210
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CaCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Shimen mine, Changde, Hunan, China
Tagged
carbonate

Gorgeous specimen of scalenohedral Calcite crystals, the largest to 4cm with yellow, inclusions of Orpiment and cherry red, prismatic crystals of Realgar. Very cleanand showy specimen.

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.

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