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Calcite from Taff's Well Quarry, 9 km northwest of Cardiff, Pentyrch, MidGlamorgan, Wales

 
Calcite from Taff's Well Quarry, 9 km northwest of Cardiff, Pentyrch, MidGlamorgan, Wales

Calcite from Taff's Well Quarry, 9 km northwest of Cardiff, Pentyrch, MidGlamorgan, Wales

Calcite from Taff's Well Quarry, 9 km northwest of Cardiff, Pentyrch, MidGlamorgan, Wales

DESCRIPTION:No. 46819
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Taff's Well Quarry, 9 km northwest of Cardiff, Pentyrch, MidGlamorgan, Wales
Description:Doubly-terminated translucent scalenohedral calcite crystal 35 mm long with surfaces composed of parallel rhombohedral crystal faces. One section of the calcite crystal has reddish phantom zone that is most distinct when viewed down the C-axis. ex. Pearl Freemam (London)
Overall Size:4x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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