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Calcite, Galena

Calcite : CaCO3, Galena : PbS
minID: T7R-00K

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Dimensions: 9 cm x 7.5 cm x 5.8 cm

9.0 x 7.5 x 5.8 cm. Lustrous, translucent, amber calcite crystals are set on the mounded specimen. Most of the calcites are doubly terminated, including the largest, at 4.0 cm. Intergrown clusters of very sharp, moderately lustrous, cuboctahedral galena crystals are scattered on the front, and are concentrated on one side and the crest of this older specimen. Ex. Howard Belsky Collection.

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