Mindat Logo

Calcite


Calcite : CaCO3
minID: 6XF-VJ8

Photo Copyright © Rob Lavinsky & irocks.com  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.
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.


This photo has been shown 325 times

Photo added: 16th Oct 2008

View User Page & Photos View Calcite Gallery Create Talk Page Light Background

Mineral and/or Locality  
Search Google  
Copyright © Jolyon Ralph and Ida Chau 1993-2014. Site Map. Locality, mineral & photograph data are the copyright of the individuals who submitted them. Site hosted & developed by Jolyon Ralph. Mindat.org is an online information resource dedicated to providing free mineralogical information to all. Mindat relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters. Mindat does not offer minerals for sale. If you would like to add information to improve the quality of our database, then click here to register.
Current server date and time: September 21, 2014 02:07:56
Mineral and Locality Search
Mineral:
and/or Locality:
Options
Fade toolbar when not in focusFix toolbar to bottom of page
Hide Social Media Links
Slideshow frame delay seconds