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English: Calcite, Hematite
Locality: Fengjiashan Mine (Daye Copper mine), Edong Mining District, Daye County, Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: 8.4 x 7.0 x 6.6 cm.
A bizarre, but very fine, two-sided calcite specimen from recent finds at the Fengjiashan Mine of China. A stout, stepped-growth calcite scalenohedron is partially encased at the base with platy hematite. The front of the piece features a hodgepodge of sharp, highly lustrous, hematite-tinted, hexagonal, "poker chip" style calcite crystals. The poker chips on the back of the piece are un-tinted, have very interesting parallel-growth and look like the "pagoda style" calcites that have recently come from this well-known locale. Complete-all-around and essentially pristine. A fascinating, two-sided Chinese calcite.
Deutsch: Calcit, Hämatit
Fundort: Fengjiashan Mine (Daye Copper mine), Distrikt Edong Mining, Daye County, Präfektur Huangshi, Hubei, China (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 8.4 x 7.0 x 6.6 cm.
Date before March 2010(2010-03)
Source http://www.mindat.org/photo-260117.html
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