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Calcite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Hilltop Mine, Cochise County, Arizona

 
Calcite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Hilltop Mine, Cochise County, Arizona

Calcite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Hilltop Mine, Cochise County, Arizona

Calcite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Hilltop Mine, Cochise County, Arizona

Calcite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Hilltop Mine, Cochise County, Arizona

Calcite (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Hilltop Mine, Cochise County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 54581
Mineral:Calcite (interpenetrant twinned crystals)
Locality:Hilltop Mine, Cochise County, Arizona
Description:Lustrous transparent pale-pink (nearly colorless) rhombohedral calcite crystals covering one face of gray limestone. The larger calcite crystals are twinned on the {0001} plane resulting in many interpenetrant twins.
Overall Size:11x11x4 cm
Crystals:2-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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