Calcite

Iraí, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Calcite
Calcite
Calcite
Calcite
Calcite
90.00 *Prices include VAT
Article codeV.B.0220.034

A real beauty with big spray of sharp calcite crystals in front of two large calcite crystal groups.
There are not much different minerals found at Irai, but the calcite specimen are some of the most attractive in the world.
Dimensions: 190x180x70mm. Weight 1,675 kilogramme.
With calcite so widely distributed it is no wonder that it can be so varied. The crystals of calcite can form literally a thousand different shapes by combining the basic forms.
There are more than 300 crystal forms identified in calcite and these forms can combine to produce the thousand different crystal variations. There are also specimen with phantoms, included crystals, many color varieties and pseudomorphs.
There simply is no end to the varieties of calcite.