Calcite

Specimen ID: KH3-W29

Mineral(s)
Calcite : CaCO3
Locality
As recorded:
Leiping Mine, Leiping, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
80mm x 100mm x 82mm
Description
Calcite crystals from China are certainly not rare, with thousands of specimens continuing to pour onto the market from China's hundreds of mining operations. This piece has a pleasing architectural quality that sets it apart however, with beautiful selective overgrowths of hematite-included calcite and a nicely-placed focal crystal. An aesthetic calcite from an important Chinese locale, the Leiping mine. Ex. Proctor Family Trust Collection.
Previous data
Mineral(s)
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