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Calcite with Hematite inclusions from Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England

 
Calcite with Hematite inclusions from Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England

Calcite with Hematite inclusions from Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Hematite inclusions from Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 42211
Mineral:Calcite with Hematite inclusions
Locality:Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England
Description:Translucent colorless calcite crystals with select zones colored red-brown by microscopic hematite inclusions. The calcite crystals are scalenohedral form with complex termination faces that give a rounded appearance. Some zones fluoresce white under UV. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #247; acquired in 1978 from Olive Delany
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm1
Crystals:10-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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