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Calcite from
Talking Mountain Mine, Moffat Co., Colorado, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Calcite is commonly found in assocation throughout the Secondary Copper Zones within this locality.
Habit:Lusterous Crystals of Calcite atop the Chrysocolla and or Quartz is typical habit in this locality, Limestone and Sandstone being the primary compisition of the host material.
Colour:Transparent
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mathew Maneotis data.
Colorado School of Mines.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chrysocolla1 photo of Calcite associated with Chrysocolla at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Calcite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Malachite1 photo of Calcite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Cuprite1 photo of Calcite associated with Cuprite at this locality.
Selenite1 photo of Calcite associated with Selenite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Talking Mountain Mine, Moffat Co., Colorado, USA
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