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Calcite on Analcime with Hematite coating from Croft Roadstone Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England

 
Calcite on Analcime with Hematite coating from Croft Roadstone Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England

Calcite on Analcime with Hematite coating from Croft Roadstone Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England

Calcite on Analcime with Hematite coating from Croft Roadstone Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England

Calcite on Analcime with Hematite coating from Croft Roadstone Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England

Calcite on Analcime with Hematite coating from Croft Roadstone Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England

Calcite on Analcime with Hematite coating from Croft Roadstone Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Analcime with Hematite coating from Croft Roadstone Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Analcime with Hematite coating from Croft Roadstone Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 77808
Mineral:Calcite on Analcime with Hematite coating
Locality:Croft Roadstone Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals to 30 mm over lustrous translucent trapezohedral analcime crystals to 8 mm with brown hematite coatings in areas. The largest calcite crystal has an edge contact where a smaller crystal was attached. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. Philip Jackman (UK) in 1994
Overall Size:8.5x6.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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