|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Italy > Calcite (botryoidal)
|near Rome, Lazio (Latium), Italy
|Shallow pocket in basalt matrix lined with hemispherical formations up to 8 mm diameter of greenish-brown calcite. On the edge one of the formations is exposed revealing concentric growth of 1 mm crystal layers.
|For reference only
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