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Calcite from Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England

 
Calcite from Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England

Calcite from Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 54410
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England
Description:Translucent flattened rhombohedral colorless calcite crystal with waxy surface luster caused by microscopic etched crystallization patterns on the surfaces. Collected March 1988
Overall Size:18x14x8 mm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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