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Calcite On Fluorite

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Calcite On Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Birkett Common Mine, Mallerstang, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 2 × 1.8 cm
Description

An interesting specimen of calcite on fluorite from Fothergill Sike Level of Birkett Common Mine. An infrequently offered British locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

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

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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