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Quartz & Calcite

Ex George Fletcher Collection (UK)

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Description
Locality: 
Tyne Bottom Mine, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 6.2 × 5.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.30cm
Description

A matrix free cluster of large prismatic quartz crystals with a calcite crystal "trapped" between.

Interesting locality appeal - slight chipping to the tip of the main crystal.

Collected 24 October 1981.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Calcite

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

George Fletcher Collection

Tue, 2015-09-29 15:51 -- admin
Some History
Name: 
George Fletcher
Dates: 
present
Type: 
Collector/Collection
Specialisms: 
Derbyshire/Midlands, Weardale, United Kingdom
About

George Fletcher lives, worked and collected a lot in the Derbyshire, Peak distrct however as a prolific collector travelled all over the...

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