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Calcite (twinned crystals) on Sphalerite, Galena, Quartz from Giudurska Mine, Erma Reka District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

 
Calcite (twinned crystals) on Sphalerite, Galena, Quartz from Giudurska Mine, Erma Reka District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Calcite (twinned crystals) on Sphalerite, Galena, Quartz from Giudurska Mine, Erma Reka District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

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Calcite (twinned crystals) on Sphalerite, Galena, Quartz from Giudurska Mine, Erma Reka District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

DESCRIPTION:No. 33567
Mineral:Calcite (twinned crystals) on Sphalerite, Galena, Quartz
Locality:Giudurska Mine, Erma Reka District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
Description:Flattened rhombohedral calcite crystals up to 5 cm perched on galena and sphalerite matrix with a few small quartz crystals. The calcite crystals have satin surface luster, pink-gray color, and milky internal zones.
Overall Size:5x5x4 cm
Crystals:3-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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