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BREAKING CALCITE WITH A HAMMER<br />
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Iceland Spar is Clear, Cleaved Calcite<br />
Also known as Optical Calcite, it displays Calcite's classic cleavage form - the rhombohedron, and is the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate. (CaCO3)

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BREAKING CALCITE WITH A HAMMER
(1 of 2)
Iceland Spar is Clear, Cleaved Calcite
Also known as Optical Calcite, it displays Calcite's classic cleavage form - the rhombohedron, and is the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate. (CaCO3)

Copyright:© 2009 Paul Silverman - Fundamental Photographs

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