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Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Hohenems, Dornbirn, Vorarlberg, Austria
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.7 × 7.6 × 6.9 cm
Description

Specimen from the locality are from old finds, very rare and hard to obtain. And the particular one is not just a smaple - there is one large, isolated scalenohedron, raising up vertically. The faces are glossy, which is really exceptional for Alpine calcite! The crystal is sharp terminated, faces show wonderful texture! Perfect balance, couldn´t be more aesthetic.

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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