Brown Dolomite – Kilo Bag
1 kilo of brown Dolomite mineral specimens from Cumbria, UK. The crystals are often a rhombohedral shape and are on crystal beds which are a pale brown colour. Dolomite is an important sedimentary and metamorphic mineral, found in dolostones and metadolostones, and as an important mineral in limestones and marbles where calcite is the major mineral present. These samples are supplied by weight in lots of 1 kilo and come supplied in polythene bag with an information card, suitable for large quantities with an economical price.
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Dolomite crystal beds on a dolomite matrix collected from Cumbria, exhibiting excellent crystal structure, these mineral specimens show the typical tri-rhombohedral curved faces which one associates with dolomite. Its colour is due to hematite staining, which is often the case with Cumbrian dolomite. Once common, samples of dolomite are increasingly becoming difficult to obtain due to closure of the last remaining hematite mine, (Florence mine) some years ago. Excellent high quality British mineral specimens which we can offer in various sizes ranging from 20 mm to 100 mm,the samples will come supplied in a polythene bag with an information card, ideal where large quantities are required for lower costs, such as for schools, kits and hand outs.