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Calcite var. Cactus Calcite from Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada

 
Calcite var. Cactus Calcite from Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 13436
Mineral:Calcite var. Cactus Calcite
Locality:Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada
Description:Classic specimen of long, tapering calcite crystals up to 15 mm long. Locally known as cactus calcite, these were widely available years ago, now are only found in old mineral collections. Ex. Magill collection
Overall Size:26x22x13 mm
Crystals:4-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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