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Ferroan Calcite

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Ferroan Calcite

Ex M & K Brown Collection # A365

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Description
Locality: 
Boral Quarry, Bundoora, Whittlesea, Victoria, Australia
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
9.2 × 10.8 × 8.7 cm
Description

Light calcite ferocalcite forms tanslucent mounds of crystals throughout a large cavity in viscular basalt from the now defunct Bundoora Quarry in the inner northern suburbs of metropolitian Melbourne.

This specimen displays well and has been trimmed to the best effect possible.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ferroan Calcite

Variety Of: 

Calcite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
3.0
Formula: 
(Ca,Fe)CO3
Hardness: 
0.0
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