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Calcite from Ponte della Volta, Cairo Montenotte, Bormida Valley, Savona, Italy

 
Calcite from Ponte della Volta, Cairo Montenotte, Bormida Valley, Savona, Italy

Calcite from Ponte della Volta, Cairo Montenotte, Bormida Valley, Savona, Italy

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Calcite from Ponte della Volta, Cairo Montenotte, Bormida Valley, Savona, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 45394
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Ponte della Volta, Cairo Montenotte, Bormida Valley, Savona, Italy
Description:Translucent pale yellow-beige rhombohedral calcite crystals covering top and front of underlying matrix. The calcite crystals have finely textured faces composed of microscopic parallel crystal faces in parallel orientation.
Overall Size:9x7x6 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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