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Calcite with Hematite inclusions from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Calcite with Hematite inclusions from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Calcite with Hematite inclusions from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

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Calcite with Hematite inclusions from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 19406
Mineral:Calcite with Hematite inclusions
Locality:Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Cluster of many colorless calcite crystals with red hematite inclusions in the crystals around the periphery. A few crystals are incomplete, but the cluster is clean and lustrous - very attractive. From old collection ca. 1890
Overall Size:9x9x5 cm
Crystals:10-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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