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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 42254
Mineral:Calcite with Hematite inclusions
Locality:Bigrigg Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England
Description:Transparent colorless calcite crystals up to 45 mm long with brown internal hematite inclusions visible in the calcite. The calcite crystals are hexagonal prisms with complex terminations of rhombohedral and scalenohedral faces. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #540; ex. Jim Minette (1936-2002); ex. University of Chicago #1811
Overall Size:6.5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:10-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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