Calcite : CaCO3

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Calcite : CaCO3

Dimensions: 10 cm x 7 cm x 4 cm

Large specimen of branching calcite crystals, locally known as Cactus Calcite. Large central crystals up to 7 cm long have smaller calcite sprays branching off at all angles. A large specimen for this locality. Overall size of mineral specimen: 10x7x4 cm. Size of individual crystals: 5-70 mm.

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