Sunday, 22 November 2015

CALX carbonata (calcite) from British mineralogy by James Sowerby 1802-1817

  CALX carbonata; var. inversa. Inverse crystallized Carbonate of Lime. Plate no. 143
BGS Image ID: P704769


  CALX carbonata; var. inversa. Inverse crystallized Carbonate of Lime. Plate no. 143

From: Sowerby, James. 1802-1817. British Mineralogy: Or Coloured figures intended to elucidate the mineralogy of Great Britain. Plate from vol: 2. page no.81.

CALX carbonata. Crystallised Carbonate of Lime. Plate no. 285
BGS Image ID: P704911
CALX carbonata. Crystallised Carbonate of Lime. Plate no. 285

From: Sowerby, James. 1802-1817. British Mineralogy: Or Coloured figures intended to elucidate the mineralogy of Great Britain. Plate from vol: 3. page no.171. Modern name: Calcite. Location: Samples from the Dimple mine near Matlock.


CALX carbonata, var. metastatica. Metastatic crystallised Carbonate of Lime. Plate no. 314
BGS Image ID: P704940
CALX carbonata, var. metastatica. Metastatic crystallised Carbonate of Lime. Plate no. 314

From: Sowerby, James. 1802-1817. British Mineralogy: Or Coloured figures intended to elucidate the mineralogy of Great Britain. Plate from vol: 4. page no.19. Modern name: Calcite. Location: Sample collected in Derbyshire.

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