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RM1421   Calcite, "Cat's tail"

Sounion Mine No. 6 ("Exi Mine"), Agia Varvara Mines, Sounion, Lavrion, Attikí, Greece

A very aesthetic specimen formed by estalactitic calcite aggregates (called cat's tail) of several acute crystals. Showing a snowy white color, brilliant and disposed on a goethite matrix. It is accompanied by small crystals of rhombohedral opaline calcite.

Size: 7.7 x 5.0 x 4.2 cm.

Ex.col. Dr Thomas Rabber
Fluorescent under long wave UV