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Calcite, (w. Hematite)


Mineral: Calcite, Hematite
Chemistry: CaCO3
Size: 77 mm
Owner: Geoff Krasnov
Photographer: Geoff Krasnov

A knob of colourless-white calcite, stacked with somewhat flattened and composite rhombohedral crystals (to c. 8 mm).  The calcite has been locally coloured brick-red by microscopic inclusions of hematite.