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Calcite over Dolomite with Hydrozincite from Mina La Cuerre, Rionansa, La Florida, Sierra de Arnero, Cantabria, Spain

 
Calcite over Dolomite with Hydrozincite from Mina La Cuerre, Rionansa, La Florida, Sierra de Arnero, Cantabria, Spain

Calcite over Dolomite with Hydrozincite from Mina La Cuerre, Rionansa, La Florida, Sierra de Arnero, Cantabria, Spain

Calcite over Dolomite with Hydrozincite from Mina La Cuerre, Rionansa, La Florida, Sierra de Arnero, Cantabria, Spain

Calcite over Dolomite with Hydrozincite from Mina La Cuerre, Rionansa, La Florida, Sierra de Arnero, Cantabria, Spain

Calcite over Dolomite with Hydrozincite from Mina La Cuerre, Rionansa, La Florida, Sierra de Arnero, Cantabria, Spain

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Calcite over Dolomite with Hydrozincite from Mina La Cuerre, Rionansa, La Florida, Sierra de Arnero, Cantabria, Spain

DESCRIPTION:No. 73232
Mineral:Calcite over Dolomite with Hydrozincite
Locality:Mina La Cuerre, Rionansa, La Florida, Sierra de Arnero, Cantabria, Spain
Description:Sparkling cluster of lustrous transparent orange calcite crystals to 18 mm over lustrous translucent pink rhombohedral dolomite crystals to 4 mm with hydrozincite in crevices. The calcite crystals are a combination of hexagonal and scalenohedral forms. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:5.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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