Grant Quarry CALCITE
Grant Quarry, Greely, Ontario, Canada
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The calcites from this quarry have a complex history of growth:
1. crystals of white, scalenohedral ("dogtooth") calcite;
2. a coating of yellow iron staining;
3. scattered deposits of hydrocarbon, on the iron staining and included in ...
4. translucent, epitactic** orange-gold to yellow crystals.
** orientation controlled by the orientation of the underlying crystals