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Calcite on Calcite from Shullsburg, Wisconsin.

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Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Calcite from Shullsburg, Wisconsin
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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 5182:

Minerals Species: Calcite on Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Shullsburg, Wisconsin.
Description: Classic nailhead formation of 8 cm long scalenohedral crystal of calcite with epitaxial secondary complex crystal growth at termination. Scepter-like crystal. Ex. Lipman calcite collection..
Overall size of mineral specimen: 8x4x4 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 3-8 cm.

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