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Calcite (twin crystals) from Eagle-Picher Mine, Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

 
Calcite (twin crystals) from Eagle-Picher Mine, Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Calcite (twin crystals) from Eagle-Picher Mine, Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

DESCRIPTION:No. 11960
Mineral:Calcite (twin crystals)
Locality:Eagle-Picher Mine, Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin
Description:Large c-axis twin crystals of golden calcite from the classic Wisconsin locale. The twin plane shows an unusual double twin intersection about 3 mm wide. Minor damage. A good, large specimen from a famous locality, now closed.
Overall Size:29x13x9 cm
Crystals:29 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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