Derbyshire spar


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Derbyshire spar

[′där·bə‚shir ‚spär]
(mineralogy)
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Slightly disappointed, and perhaps having entered with guidebook expectations, Maria thought the cavern "very curious, but I did not see Derbyshire Spar shining on its sides & roof as I expected." In its natural state, Derbyshire spar snakes in blackish veins between the limestone strata.