Brown, Orange, & Cream Calcites Sphere w/Blue Apatite Crystals
The excellent polish of this sphere brings out the strong hues of the calcite intermingled with blue apatite crystals. This attractive sphere would be a wonderful addition to any collection.
- 4 pounds (1.8 kilograms)
- 4 inch (102 mm) diameter
- from South Africa
All of our spheres come from natural stones that have been formed over millions of years. Polishing enhances the natural occurring colors. Please note that the cut and polish may not remove all inclusions, natural lines or indentations. This is normal and part of the natural material.
Calcite forms as chemical sedimentary deposits as limestone, can be regionally or contact metamorphosed into marbles and rarely forms igneous rocks (carbonatites). It is typically colorless or white, however due to impurities it can occur in shades of red, yellow, green blue, violet, brown, and black. Here, we see it as an oranges, browns, and creams.
Apatite is a group of phosphate minerals, usually referring to hydroxyapatite, fluorapatite, and chlorapatite. Apatite can be transparent to translucent, and is most commonly green but can also be colorless, yellow, blue to violet, pink, or brown. Here we see it in vibrate blues and browns.
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