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Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Iceland

Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Iceland

Mineral:Calcite var. Iceland Spar
Description:Small cleavage of genuine Iceland spar (calcite) from the old location where it was mined for optical uses during the 1800s. Label indicates it came from one of Sam Gordon's expeditions. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970); ex. Sam Gordon (1897-1952)
Overall Size:20x15x6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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