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Calcite, Fluorite

Calcite : CaCO3, Fluorite : CaF2
minID: J80-5FY

Photo Copyright © Maggie Wilson  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.

Size: H:6cm x W:4cm x D:2cm

Largest Crystal: 4.5cm

This is a virtually flawless specimen of calcite scalenohedrons on fluorite.

The largest crystal is a twin on the (0001) plane and the second largest is a parallel twin.

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Photo added: 3rd May 2010

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