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Mineral Specimen No. 52585:
Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England.

This mineral specimen of Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 52585:

Minerals Species: Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England.
Description: Large plate of lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals over hematite. The calcite crystals are tapered hexagonal form with rhombohedral and scalenohedral termination faces. The calcite crystals fluoresce slightly under SW UV illumination. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. From my personal collection.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 17x14x7 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 4-18 mm
Price: $675 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England

Large Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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