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Cleavage planes visible in calcite crystals.
Formula: CaCO3
Hardness: 3
Description: Carbonate mineral with a hexagonal crystal system and a vitreous lustre.Perfect rhombohedral cleavage are visible in the specimen.
Specimen number: R29786

Details

  • Title: Calcite
  • Type: Mineral
  • Rights: Geoscience Australia / CC-BY 4.0
  • Photographer: Chris Fitzgerald
  • Museum ID: R29786

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