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Calcite with sand inclusions from Rattlesnake Butte, Shannon County, South Dakota

 
Calcite with sand inclusions from Rattlesnake Butte, Shannon County, South Dakota

Calcite with sand inclusions from Rattlesnake Butte, Shannon County, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION:No. 49376
Mineral:Calcite with sand inclusions
Locality:Rattlesnake Butte, Shannon County, South Dakota
Description:Doubly-terminated calcite crystals with gray sand inclusions (commonly called Sand Calcite). The calcite crystals are floaters - fully crystallized on all sides with no point of attachment. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:7x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:5-32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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