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Calcite

Found 1977
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Müschede, Arnsberg, Sauerland, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.1 × 5.8 × 3.6 cm
Weight: 
209.00gr
Description

Amazing mercedes stars calcite from the old ruhr lippe quarry in müschede. Today, the quarry is filled and revegetated. The rhombohedrons shows here streaks of pyrite needles. This gives the impression of stars.
 

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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