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Calcite from
Azcárate Quarry (Azkarate Quarry), Eugui, Esteríbar, Navarre, Spain

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Calcite is very rare, occurring in small quantities with dolomite and as small crystals in geodes. The material named "calcita" by miners is actually dolomite.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Calvo, M. and Sevillano, E. (1991) Famous Mineral Localities: The Eugui Quarries, Navarra, Spain. Mineralogical Record, 22(2), 137-142.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Dolomite14 photos of Calcite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Aragonite8 photos of Calcite associated with Aragonite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Azcárate Quarry (Azkarate Quarry), Eugui, Esteríbar, Navarre, Spain
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
1.0km (0.6 miles) Asturreta Quarry (Militares Quarry), Eugui, Esteríbar, Navarre, Spain
22.4km (13.9 miles) Saint Etienne-de-Baigorry Mine, Saint Etienne-de-Baigorry, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
32.8km (20.4 miles) Artikutza, Goizueta, Navarre, Spain
33.0km (20.5 miles) Arkaitza Quarry, Vera de Bidasoa (Bera), Navarre, Spain
33.1km (20.6 miles) Armansa Quarry, Lesaka, Navarre, Spain
39.3km (24.4 miles) Arditurri, Peñas de Aya, Oiartzun, Guipúzcoa (Gipuzkoa), Basque Country, Spain
46.3km (28.8 miles) Isturitz-Oxocelhaya Caves, Isturitz (Isturits), Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
50.7km (31.5 miles) Lorca Quarry, Yerri, Navarre, Spain
62.2km (38.6 miles) Exminesa Quarry, Mutiloa, Guipúzcoa (Gipuzkoa), Basque Country, Spain
63.2km (39.3 miles) Troya Mine, Mutiloa, Guipúzcoa (Gipuzkoa), Basque Country, Spain
 
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