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Calcite

Mount Futago

Ogano city, Chichibu county, Saitama pref., Japan

Source for Quick lime and Sodium cyanide

Calcite

Field of view: 30 mm. A group of calcite crystals. The rhombohedral transparent crystals are calcite. The massive grayish-white basement is the host limestone.

Recovered from a pocket of a recrystallized zone of a limestone block in an accretionary complex.

Calcite from this location was described in 1934.

Calcite"

Field of view: 30 mm. A group fo calcite crystals. The truncated rhombohedral crystals are calcite. The massive grayish-white basement is the host limestone.

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