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Calcite and Pyrite from Crowgarth Mine, Cleator Moor, Cumbria, England

 
Calcite and Pyrite from Crowgarth Mine, Cleator Moor, Cumbria, England

Calcite and Pyrite from Crowgarth Mine, Cleator Moor, Cumbria, England

Calcite and Pyrite from Crowgarth Mine, Cleator Moor, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 44483
Mineral:Calcite and Pyrite
Locality:Crowgarth Mine, Cleator Moor, Cumbria, England
Description:Tapered prismatic translucent colorless calcite crystals to 18 mm long with yellow-metallic pyrite crystals in hemispherical aggregates to 15 mm diameter. The calcite crystals have etched prism faces with lustrous, three-faced pyramidal terminations. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:11x7x4.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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