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Calcite with a peachcoloured point

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Hi,

I think it is a calcite, but I was wondering what causes the peachcolour in the point.

asked Apr 17, 2014 by Renata (7,820 points)

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answered Apr 17, 2014 by Renata (7,820 points)
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Most likely iron oxide staining - that's the usual cause of red-shaded colors in calcite.

answered Apr 18, 2014 by hershel (45,540 points)
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Thx Hershel.

answered Apr 18, 2014 by Renata (7,820 points)
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answered Apr 21, 2014 by Renata (7,820 points)
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Saw this on the mineralexpo.

Nice, huh!

answered Apr 21, 2014 by Renata (7,820 points)

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