Calcite Photos                        
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Calcite
last edited:  6/14/16   number of photos: 124
Calcite is CaCO3
Mineral information on calcite
Calcite comes from The Latin word, calx, which means lime.

 
photos  
models of calcite crystalline structure:
  1  2  3  4
                                                                                                     
calcite-double refraction:  1
calcite, Icelandspar:  1
calcite-dogtoothspar crystals:  1  2  3  4  5  6 
     7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22
calcite-twinned scalenohedron crystal:  1  2
calcite-twinned crystal, butterfly twin: 1
calcite- misc. twinned crystals:  1  2
calcite, reddish-orange crystals:  1  2  3  4
calcite, blue:  1  2
calcite-gray crystals:  1  2     
calcite, clear colorless crystals:  1  2                                                       
calcite cleavages:  1  2  3  4  5  6
calcite cleavages in rock:  1
calcite, cave onyx:  1  2
calcite, chalk:  1  2
calcite, lithographic limestone:  1
calcite, marble:  1  2
calcite, travertine:  1  2
calcite, rhombohedron crystals:  1  2  3  4  5  6
calcite-modified rhombohedron crystal:  1  2   
calcite-scalenohedron crystals:  1  2                                    
calcite-modified scalenohedron crystals:  1  2  3
calcite, cave formations:  1  23  4  5  6  7  8
calcite, cave formation "birds nest":  1
calcite crystals from Indiana:  1
calcite crystals from Missouri:  1  23  4  5
calcite crystals from Tombstone, Arizona:  1
calcite from China:  1
calcite crystals in a geode:  1
calcite, oil-stained crystals:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7
calcite, stalactite:  1  2  3  4
calcite, sand crystals:  1  2  3  4
calcite, white crystals:  1  2
calcite, red:  1
calcite crystal with copper inclusions:  1  2  3  4
calcite crystal with dolomite:  1
calcite-orange crystals:  1

calcite pseudomorphs after glauberite:  1  2
calcite pseudomorphs after thenardite:  1
calcite-angelwing crystals:  1  2

drawings
calcite twinned crystals:  1  2  3  4  5  6

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