The Calcite group is composed of minerals that have flat triangular shaped carbonate ions (CO3).  They have perfect cleavage and exhibit strong double refraction.  Minerals in this group can partially or fully replace one another.  

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
10502 (none) (none) B17103 Stone Vase Spouted White Transparent Part of rim missing [drawing] Type CVII
10507 (none) 1928,1010.450 (none) Stone bowl Calcite White Most of surface decayed Broken & mended Part missing [drawing] Type LXVI
10510 (none) 1928,1010.444 (none) Stone bowl Calcite White Broken into many pieces Probably virtually complete Type__
10511 (none) 1928,1010.447 (none) Stone Bowl Calcite White Same type as U10,499 Broken & mended. Part Missing Type LXVII
10512 (none) (none) B17134 Stone Bowl Calcite White Translucent Badly broken, Complete? Animal bones found within Type__
10513 (none) (none) B17135 Stone Bowl Calcite White Translucent Badly Broken Complete? Animal Bones found within: Type__
10514 (none) (none) B17138 Stone Bowl Calcite White Tanslucent Badly Broken Virtually Complete Type__
10515 (none) 1928,1010.449 (none) Stone Vase Calcite White Same Types as U.10,501 except that there is no ridge at the base; sides run down to base in a straight line Badly broken type XVII
10516 (none) (none) B17143 Stone bowl Calcite White Unusual type Very badly broken. Probably virtually complete Large size Type__
10518 (none) (none) B17302 Stone Vase Calcite White Translucent Badly broken. Probably virtually complete Type__
10525 (none) 1928,1010.477 (none) Stone offering table Calcite White Standing on 3 short cylindrical feet. the feet are perforated both vertically and horisontally possibly to allow of attachment to a wooden stand part missing [drawing] 1:5 Type__
10527 (none) (none) B17132 Stone bowl Calcite White Complete [drawing] 2:5 Type IX
10529 (none) 1928,1010.463 (none) Stone Vase Calcite White Part of rim missing [drawing] Type CVIII
10581 (none) (none) (none) Stone Vase White calcite Type__
10711 (none) 1928,1010.459 (none) Stone Vase Calcite White Type LXXXIV
10732 (none) (none) (none) Stone Bowl Calcite White Very low insides Type LXXXIII
10746 (none) (none) B16919, B17087 Calcite Lamp Translucent. White Decorated with a man-headed couchant bull in relief. Head horned and bearded. Beard, mane, and all hairy portions of body painted black. Much of paint remains and has been preserved.
10768 (none) (none) (none) Stone Vase Spill vase type Calcite White
10783 (none) (none) (none) Vase White calcite Type LXXVIII
10784 (none) (none) (none) Vase White calcite Type LXIII
108 (none) (none) (none) Fr. of alabaster vase. =RC..91a. [drawing]
10824I 87-28-22 (none) (none) Tomb Group A. A large number of gold and lapis double conoids; order not ascertained owing to extreme confusion in soil. B. Silver pin with lapis ball head. Type V. C. [C and G] Two copper pins with lapis ball heads. Second broken and decayed. Type V. D. Gold finger ring, plain gold wire on top and bottom, seven spiral gold wires between. E. [E and H] Two silver earrings; 2 1/2 coils each. F. Cockle shells containing brown, blue, and green paint. [I-K Ceramic Vessels not recorded on card, but recorded in UE II L Silver Armlet not recorded on card or in volume, but BM has recorded this object as belonging to this group.]
10844 (none) 1928,1010.443 (none) Bowl White calcite The surface of the stone much decayed [drawing] [Type] 71 (=66 new)
10853 (none) (none) (none) Stone Vase White calcite [drawing] Type 39
10854 (none) (none) B17104 Vase White calcite [drawing] Type I Much of the rim missing

Child Terms

Alabaster - Calcite


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