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Calcite on Quartz with Limonite coating from Cumbria, England

 
Calcite on Quartz with Limonite coating from Cumbria, England

Calcite on Quartz with Limonite coating from Cumbria, England

Calcite on Quartz with Limonite coating from Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 19416
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz with Limonite coating
Locality:Cumbria, England
Description:Complex crystals of colorless calcite up to 10 mm on matrix of colorless quartz crystals up to 5 mm. All crystals have a brown limonite coating that highlights the edges of the crystals. The calcite crystals show twinning when viewed under magnification. From old collection ca. 1890
Overall Size:9x6x4 cm
Crystals:3-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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