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CALCITE/QUARTZ - Durham County

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Price: $80.00
Availability: in stock
Prod. Code: 1303

This is a choice specimen of calcite crystals intergrown with quartz crystals from the Hanson Quarry in Rougemont, Durham County, North Carolina.  It has a couple small patches of albite crystals and minor chlorite along the back edge.  Matrix is a granitic rock infused with chlorite.  The calcite has the rounded form and waxy luster typical for the locality.  Excellent condition, with the exception of a small chip on the backside of one quartz crystal, but this is not seen when displayed.  Measures 6.25 x 5.5 x 2 inches.  Weighs 2 pounds.