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Crazy Calcite

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Formula:
CaCO3
A variety of Calcite

A locally applied name in the Franklin, NJ, area for massive calcite that fluoresces two shades and intensities of red under SW UV. The disparity in fluorescence is due to isolated blebs of calcite and a more dolomitic material, both bearing manganese, but fluorescing different colours.


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Pronounciation of Crazy CalciteHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of Crazy CalciteHide

Formula:
CaCO3

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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