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Calcite from Conklin Quarry, Lime Rock, Providence County, Rhode Island

 
Calcite from Conklin Quarry, Lime Rock, Providence County, Rhode Island

Calcite from Conklin Quarry, Lime Rock, Providence County, Rhode Island

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from Conklin Quarry, Lime Rock, Providence County, Rhode Island

DESCRIPTION:No. 52479
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Conklin Quarry, Lime Rock, Providence County, Rhode Island
Description:Plate of hexagonal calcite crystals with rhombic nailhead-habit terminations. The calcite exhibits successive growth layers from colorless to gray outer layers. Some layers of the calcite fluoresce orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:5.5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:4-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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