Calcite : CaCO3

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Calcite : CaCO3

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Large and distinct hexagonal prism of white calcite after aragonite with smaller ones in the center of the pedion faces. Some damage to the smaller crystals and along the eges on the non-display face.

7.0cm vertex to vertex, 1.8cm thick. (3.1cm thick including smaller crystals.)

Don Windeler collection, acquired in 2006 from Richard Dale.

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Photo added: 9th Jan 2011