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Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Helgustadir Mine, Reyoarfjörour, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)

 
Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Helgustadir Mine, Reyoarfjörour, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)

Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Helgustadir Mine, Reyoarfjörour, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)

Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Helgustadir Mine, Reyoarfjörour, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)

Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Helgustadir Mine, Reyoarfjörour, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)

DESCRIPTION:No. 43268
Mineral:Calcite var. Iceland Spar
Locality:Helgustadir Mine, Reyoarfjörour, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)
Description:Transparent colorless calcite crystal with scalenohedral form topped by rhombohedral terminations faces. The calcite crystal has satin-like surface luster and is flawless in the upper half.
Overall Size:4x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:2-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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