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Analcime and Calcite from Croft Quarry, Leicestershire, England

 
Analcime and Calcite from Croft Quarry, Leicestershire, England

Analcime and Calcite from Croft Quarry, Leicestershire, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Analcime and Calcite from Croft Quarry, Leicestershire, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 42669
Mineral:Analcime and Calcite
Locality:Croft Quarry, Leicestershire, England
Description:Double-sided specimen of trapezohedral colorless analcime crystals up to 12 mm across with a large central translucent calcite crystal 60 mm long running though one face. The calcite has glassy crystals faces and fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2879, collected by Dr. R. J. King in 1978
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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