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Calcite with linear etched patterns from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

 
Calcite with linear etched patterns from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Calcite with linear etched patterns from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Calcite with linear etched patterns from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Calcite with linear etched patterns from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Calcite with linear etched patterns from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 80482
Mineral:Calcite with linear etched patterns
Locality:Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent colorless calcite crystals with greenish basalt on the bottom. The calcite crystals are rhombohedral form and have surface striations, possible due to natural etching by cavity solutions. Ex. Miller #M3585, collected by Eric Greene
Overall Size:5x4x4 cm
Crystals:6-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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