|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Nigeria > Calcite|
|Locality:||Cement plant northeast of Benine, Nigeria|
|Description:||Crystallized mass of translucent blue calcite limestone, the raw material used to make cement. Nalle's long experience in the cement industry caused him to save this specimen because it resembles the Crestmore calcite. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1963, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.|
|Overall Size:||8x8x3.5 cm|
|Status:||Sold - Posted here for reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Africa > Calcite Specimens|
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