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Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa

 
Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa

Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa

Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite on Calcite from Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa

DESCRIPTION:No. 53381
Mineral:Calcite on Calcite
Locality:Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa
Description:Classic specimen of two generations of calcite on limestone matrix. The first generation is iridescent brown rhombic crystals to 2 mm on edge, with later growth of translucent white scalenohedral crystals to 10 mm.
Overall Size:9x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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