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Calcite from Florida Lime Co. Quarry, Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida

 
Calcite from Florida Lime Co. Quarry, Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida

Calcite from Florida Lime Co. Quarry, Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida

Calcite from Florida Lime Co. Quarry, Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida

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Calcite from Florida Lime Co. Quarry, Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida

DESCRIPTION:No. 45699
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Florida Lime Co. Quarry, Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida
Description:Stalactitic formation of transparent pale-yellow calcite with a large hoppered-growth collar around the upper half. There is a hole running in the center where water dripped through as the calcite precipitated, typical for this locality. Fluorescent. Ex. Swigert collection #1191
Overall Size:4.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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