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Calcite from Cement plant northeast of Benine, Nigeria

 
Calcite from Cement plant northeast of Benine, Nigeria

Calcite from Cement plant northeast of Benine, Nigeria

DESCRIPTION:No. 52669
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Cement plant northeast of Benine, Nigeria
Description:Crystallized mass of translucent colorless 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:9x6x5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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