SOLD 44 mm Calcite from Kjørholt

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ID20759

Location

Dalen-Kjørholt Mine, Brevik, Porsgrunn, Vestfold og Telemark, Norway

Size: 44x43x26 mm (47,4 mm)

Description

Very nice cluster of "Amber Calcite" found in 2007.
The group is very well crystallized and are translucent/transparent.

These are perhaps the best Calcite crystals ever found in the Dalen-Kjørholt Mines, and there are several other pictures from this epic finding on Mindat.

Dalen-Kjørholt Mine, Brevik, Porsgrunn, Vestfold og Telemark, Norway

Dalen mines has an extent of approximately 250 kilometers and has descended to a depth of 340 meters below the fjord.

A/S Dalen Portland Cementfabrik (DPC) was founded as a limited company on 7 August 1916. In 1988, Norcem Kjørholt bought mines from Norsk Hydro, and the cement factory is the only one in the world with underground mining of limestone.