Calcite on Quartz
New Glencreiff Vein, Wanlockhead
Dumbries & Galloway
Approx. Dimensions: 7.6 in x 6.25 in x 2 in
Approx. Weight: 1,520 grams
Colorless druzy Quartz is covered with a scaly coating of white calcite make up this museum-sized specimen. The Calcite coats the top in some areas, revealing the sparkling Quartz beneath. On the bottom side of the specimen, Calcite covers the Quartz like a thin sheet of snow.