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)
9113 (none) (none) (none) Vase White calcite Type LXXVI (New 86)
9148 (none) 1928,1009.509 (none) Vase White calcite Spill vase. Type LXXXVI.
9179 (none) (none) B17130 [CARD MISSING] Bowl. White calcite. Type XVII
9212 (none) (none) (none) Bowl Bath shaped Calcite White Part of rim broken & small portion missing Stone type LXXXIII.
9218 (none) (none) (none) Vase Calcite White Stone type XXXIX.
9220 (none) (none) (none) Vase Calcite White Stone type LXXXIV
9250 (none) (none) (none) Stone Vase Calcite White Badly broken, but virtually complete. Type?
9310 (none) (none) B17009 Cylinder seal White shell Nude reclining figure, one figure standing facing, and 2 men fighting (?) Short inscription: urd nisaba
9311 (none) (none) B17181 Vase White Calcite Type III
9318 (none) (none) (none) Stone Vase White calcite Piece missing from rim TYPE LXI
9363 (none) (none) (none) Stone vase, translucent white calcite, type 73. Found loose in soil. [card seems to be a replacement]
94 (none) 1923,1110.47 (none) Frgs of alabaster vase. Decorated with winged ram in high relief. [drawing]
9647 (none) (none) B17180 Vase. White calcite. Type LXXVI
9664 (none) (none) B17182 Stone bowl White limestone Bath-shaped Type XXI
9677 (none) (none) B17113 Vase White calcite Type LXIII
9678 (none) (none) B17125 Vase. White calcite. Type LXXXI
9689A (none) 1928,1010.465 (none) Vase. White calcite. Type L.
9724 (none) (none) B17136 Calcite bowl Translucent Type XVIII
9743 (none) (none) (none) Calcite Bowl Poor condition Surface reddened and powdered through decay Type XVIII
9790 (none) 1928,1010.464 (none) Vase White calcite Type [struck out: LVIVI] LXXIX =64 near
9888 (none) (none) (none) Stone Bowl Calcite Translucent Type__
9924 (none) (none) B17127 White calcite Vase. Type II.

Child Terms

Alabaster - Calcite


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