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Calcite on Quartz from Wama, near Toei, South Waziristan, Pakistan

 
Calcite on Quartz from Wama, near Toei, South Waziristan, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 16088
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz
Locality:Wama, near Toei, South Waziristan, Pakistan
Description:Plate of limonite coated quartz crystals up to 3 cm with a single white calcite crystal 2 cm across. Because specimens from this locality are usually soaked in acid to remove the limonite coating, calcite crystals usually dissolve in the acid.
Overall Size:8x5x2 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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