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Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 52585
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Large plate of lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals over hematite. The calcite crystals are tapered hexagonal form with rhombohedral and scalenohedral termination faces. The calcite crystals fluoresce slightly under SW UV illumination. From my personal collection
Overall Size:17x14x7 cm
Crystals:4-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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