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Dolomite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania

 
Dolomite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania

Dolomite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania

Dolomite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania

Dolomite pseudomorphs after Calcite from Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania

DESCRIPTION:No. 50589
Mineral:Dolomite pseudomorphs after Calcite
Locality:Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbanya), Maramures, Romania
Description:Sparkling white dolomite pseudomorphs after scalenohedral calcite crystals to 32 mm. The calcite crystallized first, was overgrown by a thin layer of quartz. The calcite dissolved away leaving the quartz, which was then coated by dolomite microcrystals.
Overall Size:20x12x6 cm
Crystals:5-32 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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