Calcite : CaCO3

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Calcite : CaCO3

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Dimensions: 8.6 cm x 6.4 cm x 2.6 cm

8.6 x 6.4 x 2.6 cm. A rarity from Utah - a glistening stalactite of calcite that curved back on itself 180 degrees, then added yet another curly flourish at the tip! Around the base some euhedral crystals have formed, and at the final curve, other crystals in the form of flattened rhombohedra.

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Photo added: 8th Apr 2008