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Calcite from Ton Mawr Quarry, Pentyrch, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales

 
Calcite from Ton Mawr Quarry, Pentyrch, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales

DESCRIPTION:No. 11288
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Ton Mawr Quarry, Pentyrch, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales
Description:Flattened rhombic crystals of colorless calcite with reddish hematite inclusions. Two generations of calcite growth can be seen, an early layer of small dark red crystals is under the the larger crystal layer.
Overall Size:7x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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