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Calcite from
Balfour, Gert Sibande District, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Formation:Primary
Colour:White
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Significance:Unusual or interesting association, relationships with other species, pseudomorphism etc. - see notes.
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:PMPB Meulenbeld collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Balfour, Gert Sibande District, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
73.4km (45.6 miles) A City Deep Mine, Johannesburg, Johannesburg District (Central Rand), Gauteng, South Africa
74.7km (46.4 miles) B Argent, Delmas, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga, South Africa
114.0km (70.8 miles) C Cullinan mine (Premier Mine), Cullinan, Pretoria District (Tshwane District), Gauteng, South Africa
114.4km (71.1 miles) D Edendale Lead Mine, Pretoria District (Tshwane District), Gauteng, South Africa
117.0km (72.7 miles) E Sterkfontein caves, Krugersdorp, West Rand District (West Rand), Gauteng, South Africa
136.5km (84.8 miles) F Albert Silver Mine, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga, South Africa
150.8km (93.7 miles) G Mooinooi Mine, Mooinooi, Brits (Brits District), Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africa
159.1km (98.8 miles) H Vergenoeg Mine, Pretoria District (Tshwane District), Gauteng, South Africa
173.5km (107.8 miles) I Waaikraal gold deposit, Rustenburg (Rustenburg District), Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africa
178.7km (111.1 miles) J Rustenburg Town & Townlands Mine, Rustenburg (Rustenburg District), Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africa
181.9km (113.0 miles) K Radium, Waterberg District, Limpopo, South Africa
188.8km (117.3 miles) L Buffelsfontein Gold Mine (Buffelsfontein Mine; Hartebeestfontein Mine), Stilfontein, Dr Kenneth Kaunda District, North West, South Africa
192.8km (119.8 miles) M Vaalkop Dam, Bulhoek (Bulhoekkop), Rustenburg (Rustenburg District), Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africa
213.8km (132.9 miles) N Slipfontein (Big Ben Mine; Old Fluorspar Mine), Brits (Brits District), Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africa
222.6km (138.3 miles) O Pilanesberg Alkaline Complex, Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africa
223.1km (138.6 miles) P Nkomati Mine, Uitkomst Complex, Waterval, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga, South Africa
223.9km (139.1 miles) Q Pilanesberg Mtn, Pilanesberg Alkaline Complex, Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africa
225.4km (140.1 miles) R Hillside Quarry, Stavoren-Mute Fides (Stavoren - Mutue tin field), Marble Hall, Sekhukhune District, Limpopo, South Africa
228.8km (142.2 miles) S Kruidfontein, Pilanesberg Alkaline Complex, Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africa
230.5km (143.2 miles) T Booysendal North mine, Sekhukhune District, Limpopo, South Africa
231.6km (143.9 miles) U Helam Mine, Swartruggens, Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africa
237.7km (147.7 miles) V President Brand Mine, Lejweleputswa District, Free State, South Africa
243.7km (151.5 miles) W Zondereinde mine, Waterberg District, Limpopo, South Africa
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