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Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Daye County, Huangxi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.3 × 7.3 × 3.2 cm
Description

Amazing hexagonal calcite crystals grown as undamaged floater piece. The faces are white and highly lustrous with a fine structure. Also, the short prismatic faces are glassy, gemmy and colorless, so that you can look inside of the crystals. Very nice construction! The larger crystal measures 6 cm in length!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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