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Graphite In Calcite

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Graphite In Calcite

With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Swakopmund District, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 5.5 × 2.8 cm
Description

An interesting oldie of metallic Graphite flakes in white Calcite from Swakopmund. Comes with a handwritten early 20th century label.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Graphite

Formula: 
C
Strunz: 
1.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0

Calcite

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