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Calcite from
Kalnciems Dolomite Quarry, Valgunde Parish, Jelgava Municipality, Zemgale Region, Latvia

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Formation:Primary
Comments:Rare samples of yellow and white calcite. Sometimes there can find a small calcite specimens with a green touch of illite.
Habit:Yellow, green, white calcite "brushes" in dolomite rock matrix.
Colour:Yellow, green, white. Brown, red spots on green (illite) calcite - very rare.
Luminescent properties:Not fluoresces.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Significance:Unusual or interesting association, relationships with other species, pseudomorphism etc. - see notes.
Abundance at site:Rare
Special Storage/
Display Requirements:
No displays. Speciments are stabile in the air.
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
Analysis Reference:no
References
References:Dmitry Vorobjov's Collection; Dmitry Vorobjov's collection
Specimen source:Personally collected
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kalnciems Dolomite Quarry, Valgunde Parish, Jelgava Municipality, Zemgale Region, Latvia
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
47.9km (29.7 miles) A Saurieši Quarry, Stopiņi Municipality, Riga Region, Latvia
56.3km (35.0 miles) B Meža Ošāni Quarry, Tīnūži Parish, Ikšķile Municipality, Riga Region, Latvia
59.8km (37.2 miles) C Vārpas Quarry, Tīnūži Parish, Ikšķile Municipality, Riga Region, Latvia
69.3km (43.1 miles) D Ropaži Quarry, Ropaži Municipality, Riga Region, Latvia
69.7km (43.3 miles) E Jaundutkas Quarry, Ropaži Municipality, Riga Region, Latvia
70.4km (43.7 miles) F Karpënai Quarry (Karpënai Deposit), Karpënai, Akmene municipality, Šiauliai County, Lithuania
207.7km (129.1 miles) G Rizgonys Quarry, Rizgonys, Jonava, Kaunas County, Lithuania
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