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Calcite With Fossil

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Calcite With Fossil

Ex Groom-Napier, ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Bex, Vaud, Switzerland
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.00cm
Description

A single yellow, naturally etched calcite crystal with an in-grown part of a fossil. 19th century specimen with label of notorious Charles Ottley Groom-Napier (1839-1894) alias "Prince of Mantua and Montferrat" ("Mus. M&M"). See his interesting biography on minrecs biographical archive. Comes with antique M&M label.
Weight: 21 grams

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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