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Calcite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Calcite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 22656
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Large crystals of colorless calcite on a thin plate coated with microcrystals of quartz and pyrite. The calcite crystals fluoresce orange under UV illumination. The tip of the right crystal is cleaved. A cubic galena crystal is nestled between. Ex. Joseph D'Agostino (1904-1988) collection 25AQ
Overall Size:10x6x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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