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Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 58540
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite
Locality:West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Limonite-stained brown quartz pseudomorphs after scalenohedral calcite crystals to 25 mm. The calcite crystallized first, was overgrown with 1-2 mm thick quartz layer, then the calcite dissolved leaving hollow molds of the original calcite crystals. Ex. David U Trevas (1912 - 2007); ex. AMNH Book Shop
Overall Size:11x8.5x6 cm
Crystals:3-25 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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