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Mineral Specimen No. 71690:
Calcite over Quartz from LaFarge Quarry, Ravena, Albany County, New York.

This mineral specimen of Calcite over Quartz from LaFarge Quarry, Ravena, Albany County, New York is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 71690:

Minerals Species: Calcite over Quartz.
Location of mineral deposit: LaFarge Quarry, Ravena, Albany County, New York.
Description: Lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals to 13 mm over transparent gray quartz crystals to 2 mm with remnants of gray matrix on rear. The calcite crystals are rhombohedral form with parallel linear patterns on the faces, probably due to etching. All crystals are complete and undamaged, except the outer edges where it was attached to surrounding matrix. From my personal collection; collected on the Albany Mineral Club field trip ca. 2008.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 6x5x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-13 mm
Price: $28 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Calcite over Quartz from LaFarge Quarry, Ravena, Albany County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Calcite over Quartz from LaFarge Quarry, Ravena, Albany County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Calcite over Quartz from LaFarge Quarry, Ravena, Albany County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Calcite over Quartz from LaFarge Quarry, Ravena, Albany County, New York

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Mineral Specimens: Calcite over Quartz from LaFarge Quarry, Ravena, Albany County, New York

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