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Calcite & Gypsum

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Calcite & Gypsum

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Description
Locality: 
Kamariza Mines, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.1 × 8.7 × 5.8 cm
Description

Good and unusual calcite specimen from Lavrion, associated with small transparent to whitish crystals of gypsum. The main shape of the calcites is scalenohedral but there seems to be a secondary, stepped-like growth of brown calcites on the main crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

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

Gypsum

Formula: 
CaSO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.CD.40
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
White.

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