Calcite & Brewsterite (Sr) - 758

Strontian mine, Strontian, Western Lochaber, Highland Region, Scotland


Bed of calcite platelets the centres of which overgrow an earlier scalenohedral habit. Small creamy coloured sparkling brewsterite crystals are scattered over the calcite many seeding onto the centres of the calcite crystals.   Stong UV response as can be seen in the second picture.

Formulas: Calcite CaCO3  ; Brewsterite (Sr,Ba) 2Al4Si12O32.10H2O

Status: Sold

Dimensions: 150x105x50mm

Size: Large Cabinet (L)

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