Calcite Photos  
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Roger Weller, geology instructor    copyright 2011-R.Weller

calcite-rhombohedron crystals
The mineral calcite crystallizes in a great variety of forms. 
One of these forms is the rhombohedron, the same form as the calcite cleavage. 
The crystal faces are parallel to the cleavage directions. 


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Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.