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Calcite on Calcite from Staunton Quarry, Augusta County, Virginia

 
Calcite on Calcite from Staunton Quarry, Augusta County, Virginia

Calcite on Calcite from Staunton Quarry, Augusta County, Virginia

Calcite on Calcite from Staunton Quarry, Augusta County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 36207
Mineral:Calcite on Calcite
Locality:Staunton Quarry, Augusta County, Virginia
Description:Two generations of calcite: large golden yellow rounded scalenohedral crystals up to 60 mm long intergrown with flattened rhombohedral gray calcite crystals up 15 mm. It appears the gray crystals grew on the golden crystals. One small bruise on rear. Ex. R. Hauck collection
Overall Size:12x9x8 cm
Crystals:5-60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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