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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Calcitespacer

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CALCITE

CaCO3
Calcium Carbonate


Location
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 0000000
 Easting 000000
Details:
 Description
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 Cleavage: perfect in three directions, forming rhombohedrons

 Colour: white, colorless, with light shades of yellow, orange, blue, pink, red, brown, green, black and gray. Occasionally iridescent

 Fracture: conchoidal

 Hardness: 2.5-3

 Luster: vitreous to resinous to dull

 Streak: white

 Possible Useage: cements, mortars, lime making, limestone in steel industry; glass industry, ornamental stone, chemical and optical uses, mineral specimen

 More Info: Mineral Gallery, Mineralogy Database

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