Calcite Photos  
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu    copyright 2011-R.Weller

 
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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.


Specimen from Cochise College collection
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