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Calcite on Quartz

#PD31605

Calcite on Quartz

#PD31605
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 6 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mapimi dist., Durango, Mexico
Tagged
carbonate

A highly lustrous Calcite specimen with individual rhombohedral crystals to over 1cm. This is a clean, handsome and damage free specimen. In all it's simplicity, it would make a good addition to any calibur collection. It sits naturally well without any aid. It also has an old tag from the Texas Technical college.

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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Phillips Collection
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