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Added in: march 2013
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The quarry Montorgueil in Dinant is known for the occurrence of large calcite crystals. Permission to enter the quarry is necessary. The quarry limestone from the Carboniferous period is extracted

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The quarry is located directly north of Dinant, in southern Belgium.

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Large Calcite crystals. Goethite also occurs.

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