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RM657   Twinned Calcite

La Sambre quarry, Landelies, Montignies-le-Tilleul, Hainaut, Belgium

A good size and exceptional Belgium calcite specimen on matrix! Transparence and very rich in faces, good honey color. We can observe the complex twinning formed by rhombohedral crystals, visible twin plane. Perfectly disposed on a calcite matrix.
This
limestone quarry has provided beautiful calcite twins which have made enjoy during years the crystallography mineral collectors. Currently access is not allowed.


Size: 10,0 x 8,5 x 4,2 cm.
Main crystal: 38 x 30 x 18 mm.

 
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