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Scalenoedric Calcite "dog's tooth" from La Cruz mine, Spain.

26.6.2018

Scalenoedric calcite "dog's tooth".  
La Cruz mine, El Cobre stream, Linares, Linares-La Carolina district, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain.

The Carthaginians and Romans are some of the peoples who worked the silver, copper and lead work of its rich reefs. The city is marked from its origins by the soul of the mineral. Cástulo, the old Iberian city and capital of Oretania, near the current Linares, and one of the most important cities of Rome, was the seed where for centuries and centuries an extraordinary mining industry germinated that in the 19th century became a of the most important in Spain and throughout the world until the end of the 20th century -1991- closes the last large exploitation of the Compañía Minera de la Cruz.

100 x 80 mm.

Scalenoedric calcite "dog's tooth" under MW.

Scalenoedric calcite "dog's tooth" under SW.

Scalenoedric calcite "dog's tooth" Under LW.

Scalenoedric calcite "dog's tooth" under NL.

 

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