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Calcite from Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana

 
Calcite from Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana

Calcite from Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana

Calcite from Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana

DESCRIPTION:No. 45066
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, 6 km east of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana
Description:Elongated scalenohedral translucent calcite crystals with lustrous faces and brown microscopic inclusions of goethite. This is actually several generations of calcite, with crystals growing on top of previous crystals in epitactic orientation. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #4204; acquired in 1977 from Ron Bentley
Overall Size:7.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:7-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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