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Calcite on Quartz

#PD31852

Calcite on Quartz

#PD31852
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 5 x 5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CaCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Geevor mine, Pendeen, St Just dist., Cornwall, England
Tagged
carbonate

Aesthetic specimen of orange, discoidal Calcite to over 1cm in nice clusters on Quartz. The original tag (prov. tab) shows it to be from the "Coronation Lode" of the Geevor mine.

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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