Calcite from Denton Mine, Cave In Rock, Illinois



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These calcites are from the Denton Mine in the Goose Creek Mine Group, Harris Creek Sub-District, Kentucky Fluorspar District, Cave In Rock, Hardin County, Illinois, USA. Seven different minerals have been identified at this mine including  calcite. Calcite is a carbonate containing Ca, C and O. This is a cluster of  scalenohedral calcites with the main crystal being twinned and double terminated. It measures 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 3 inches or 120 x 88 x 76 mm.

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Weight26 oz