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Calcite from
Peña Blanca Mine (Peñas Blancas Mine), Mun. de San Pablo de Borbur, Vasquez-Yacopí mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Habit:euhedral romboedric, euhedral escalenoedric
Colour:white, colourless, creamy, grey
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified, Optical Analysis
Polarised-light microscopy
XRD
References
References:Saenz, L. D. (2005): PETROGRAFÍA Y GEOTERMOMETRÍA DE LOS YACIMIENTOS DE ESMERALDA DE PEÑA BLANCA (SAN PABLO DE BORBUR, BOYACÁ, COLOMBIA)
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Emerald1 photo of Calcite associated with Emerald at this locality.
Beryl1 photo of Calcite associated with Beryl at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Peña Blanca Mine (Peñas Blancas Mine), Mun. de San Pablo de Borbur, Vasquez-Yacopí mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombia
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