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Object Name Calcite
Object Description Small cut and polished section of a carbonate stalactite with layers of white, banded, crystalline calcite that has been cut and polished. The opposite surface exhibits a tan earthy carbonate formation around a central core. This sample is included in the Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C. and can be found on page 25. It was a part of the college's original acquisition from Thomas Cooper in 1821.
Collector Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Place of Origin United Kingdom/England/Derbyshire
People Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Search Terms Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C.
Dimensions H-1.7 W-7.65 L-7.94 cm
Catalog Number 12521