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Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Helgustadir Mine, Eskifjord, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)

 
Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Helgustadir Mine, Eskifjord, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)

Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Helgustadir Mine, Eskifjord, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)

Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Helgustadir Mine, Eskifjord, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)

Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Helgustadir Mine, Eskifjord, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite var. Iceland Spar from Helgustadir Mine, Eskifjord, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)

DESCRIPTION:No. 73969
Mineral:Calcite var. Iceland Spar
Locality:Helgustadir Mine, Eskifjord, Iceland (Type Locality for Iceland Spar)
Description:Partial crystal of Iceland Spar, the flawless colorless variety of the mineral species calcite, with three naturally crystallized textured faces on one side, and cleavage faces on the others. Exhibits parallel fluorescent zones under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:51x50x48 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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