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Calcite twin crystals from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Calcite twin crystals from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Calcite twin crystals from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 11666
Mineral:Calcite twin crystals
Locality:Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Two long 11 cm white calcite crystals with triangular cross-sections partially-interpenetrating twins on (0001), the C-axis. This type of twin is best visualized by a 180 rotation about the C-axis, rather than by reflection across the {0001} plane. Ex. C. Bement #6940, ex. Scalisi, ex. Lawrence H. Conklin (1933-2016), ex. J. Freilich auction #110
Overall Size:11x4 cm
Crystals:11 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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