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Danburite : CaB2Si2O8, Calcite : CaCO3

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minID: 76C-5VT

Danburite : CaB2Si2O8, Calcite : CaCO3

Dimensions: 5 cm x 4 cm x 2.5 cm

Flawless crystal of water-clear danburite 4.5 cm long partially overgrown with 2-4 mm colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals. The clarity of the danburite and refractive index make it difficult to illustrate the clarity. No damage. Overall size of mineral specimen: 5x4x2.5 cm. Size of individual crystals: 4.5 cm.

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