Calcite (Var: Manganoan Calcite), Aragonite
Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche), Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Cabinet, 11.9 x 9.2 x 4.8 cm
A very unusual Dal'negorsk manganoan calcite, in that the crystals are intergrown with straw-like crystals of white aragonite. The calcites have pretty pastel pink color and fine luster, and are in the form of gently curved rhombohedrons.