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Calcite, Marcasite

Calcite : CaCO3, Marcasite : FeS2
minID: FY1-4RA

Photo Copyright © Rob Lavinsky & irocks.com  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.
Dimensions: 7.6 cm x 6.6 cm x 4.5 cm

Look at this glowing crystal of calcite perched perfectly on a plate of marcasite! In person, the calcite is far prettier - it just lights up with flashes from the interio - this glowing look was not captured by the camera. The calcite measures 4 cm across. OLD, CLOSED locality! 7.6 x 6.6 x 4.5cm

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Photo added: 12th Dec 2005

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