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    CALCITE
    Haydon Bridge, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

    This is an old specimen from the W. W. Jefferis Collection of the British Museum. Some Iron included scalenohedrons of a rosy hue, some colorless ones. Looks a lot like a Cumberland Calcite. Largest Calcites are a little over an inch (2.5 cm). Baryte blades almost indistinguishable because mixed in with similarly colorless and transparent Calcites - may actually be a different habit of Calcite. Fine to excellent condition. With W.W. Jefferis Label.
    Overall measurements: 5.5 x 3.5 x 1.75 inches (14.0 x 8.9 x 4.4 cm).

    Provenance: David M. Crawford [Hoppel # D1464]


    Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2013
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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