Calcite Coated with Iron Oxide - NTS 049

Calcite crystal group with orangy coating

Measurements:  39 x 31 x 26 mm

Description:  
A group of calcite crystals with a thin coating of iron oxide and bits of hematite, sits on a small (?)quartzite matrix. 

The specimen has a number of small nicks and some damage to the edges.

Weight of Specimen:  24.9 g

Chemical Composition:  CaCO3  (calcite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (calcite)  3

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NTS 049

US $ 35

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