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Calcite (optical-grade) from Balmat No. 2 Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

 
Calcite (optical-grade) from Balmat No. 2 Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite (optical-grade) from Balmat No. 2 Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 50203
Mineral:Calcite (optical-grade)
Locality:Balmat No. 2 Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
Description:Large rhombohedral cleavage of optical grade colorless calcite with natural crystal surfaces on one end and whitish clay on the bottom. Specimens from the No.2 Mine are uncommon. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, formerly St. Joe Mineral Corp. 1969-1978
Overall Size:6.5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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