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Glendonite

$55.00

This is a very unique specimen: A spherical cluster of dark-brown Calcite crystals pseudomorphed after Ikaite. The Calcite chemically replaced the mineral Ikaite while retaining the crystal shape of the original Ikaite. Although not an official name, this particular specimen/pseudomorph is referred to as Glendonite because of its initial discovery in Glendon, Australia, and subsequent findings such as in Russia then retained this descriptive name. A rare and unusual find in excellent condition.

Location: Olenitsa River, White Sea Coast, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast, Russia

Size: 4.2 x 4 x 3.5 cm

SKU: GL1435RU Categories: ,

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