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Calcite

#PD31631
SOLD
CALCITE from Montreal mine, Iron Co., Wisconsin, United States - PD31631
CALCITE from Montreal mine, Iron Co., Wisconsin, United States - PD31631

Calcite

#PD31631
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 5 x 8 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Montreal mine, Iron Co., Wisconsin, United States
Tagged
carbonate

Single large crystal of Calcite around 1 cm on a face, sitting on drusy Quartz with smaller partial Calcite crystals.  The drusy quartz is a nice blood red from iron, making a nice distiction for the white calcite. 

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
Phillips Collection
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