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Dahisar Quarry, Mumbai District (Bombay District), Maharashtra, India
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Dahisar Quarry, Mumbai District, Maharashtra, India

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The Quarry at Dahisar is remarkable for the quality and variety of its calcite specimens. Calcite occurs here in two generations, and forms scalednohedrons, combinations of scalenohedrons and rhombohedrons, and combinations of rhombohedrons and prisms. Among the rare (for Deccan basalts) species occurring here are pyrite, hematite, babingtonite, sphalerite, chalcopyrite, ferberite and goethite.

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- Mineral. Rec. 34, Issue 1, Indian Zeolites

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