Specimen #484

Name: Calcite and Dolomite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Boldut Mine, Cavnic, Maramures Co., Romania

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 8.5 x 6.7 x 5.8 cm

Weight: 341

Acquired: 2007-09-11

Source: Arkenstone Auction

Label: Y

Comment: A large cluster of beautiful, snowy balls of slightly translucent calcite, accented with caramel-colored dolomite. This pretty Eastern European specimen was mined in Romania in 2000, at the then-very-prolific Boldut Mine.

Minerals: Calcite (CaCO3) Dolomite (CaMg(CO3)2)

There is one picture on file