Calcite & Ilvaite - 579

Dalnegorsk, Primorski Kraj, Russia


Display specimen with an interesting and aesthetic combination of calcite and ilvaite.  Two perfect gemmy modified scalenohedral calcites (one 40mm long the other 32 mm) dominate the specimen with numerous supporting smaller calcites dusted with small but lustrous ilvaite crystals.  A directional coating of sparkling bi-pyramidal crystals occur on some of the calcite - probably apophyllite

Formula - Calcite: CaCO3  Ilvaite: CaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)


Status: Available

Dimensions: 120x90x65mm

Size: Large Cabinet (L)

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