Journey to the Center of the Earth (II)

Factual error: One of the women in the group picks up a piece of calcite (Iceland Spar variety). It is obviously calcite because of the very obvious rhombohedral cleavage and other visual indicators. The sample is later identified as ringwoodite. Ringwoodite is cubic with no reported cleavage. Even if it did exhibit cleavage, it would not be rhombodedral.

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Factual error: One of the women in the group picks up a piece of calcite (Iceland Spar variety). It is obviously calcite because of the very obvious rhombohedral cleavage and other visual indicators. The sample is later identified as ringwoodite. Ringwoodite is cubic with no reported cleavage. Even if it did exhibit cleavage, it would not be rhombodedral.

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