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Calcite from Bigrigg Mine, near Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Calcite from Bigrigg Mine, near Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Calcite from Bigrigg Mine, near Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Calcite from Bigrigg Mine, near Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Calcite from Bigrigg Mine, near Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 44501
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Bigrigg Mine, near Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Pristine specimen of hexagonal colorless calcite crystals standing upright off brown matrix. The calcite crystals have striated, shallow pyramidal terminations and are exceptionally transparent. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:6.5x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:14-27 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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