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Calcite : CaCO3

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Calcite : CaCO3

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Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 7.3 cm x 5.9 cm

9.5 x 7.3 x 5.9 cm. A rare, old and striking, large, twinned calcite crystal on calcite matrix from an old, Triassic traprock quarry in Edgewater, New Jersey. The classic, lustrous, translucent, twinned, pastel-yellow crystal is 6.2 cm across and is pristine. The prominent, lustrous twinning face has dramatic chevron striations. Ex. Gerald Kloc and Ed David Collections.


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Photo added: 16th Oct 2008