PINEAPPLE GLENDONITE

$28.00

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Product Description

For sale is a glendonite of good size from Wallaby Gully, near Cessnock, NSW. This  calcite has pseudomorphed a floater,  spray of the original  ikaite specimen. These specimens start out as ikaite which is calcium carbonate (calcite), but with a handful of water molecules attached to it. Once the ikaite reaches a temperature above 6°C , it pseudomorphs into calcite.  This is a permanent change, that makes this unique and interesting material. This grey colored piece, has unusually extended lobes. I have always felt these specimens have an almost pre historic appearance.

WALLABY GULLY, GLENDON, NSW.

54 X 38 X 38MM.