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Calcite (C-axis Twin) on Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

 
Calcite (C-axis Twin) on Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite (C-axis Twin) on Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 21346
Mineral:Calcite (C-axis Twin) on Barite
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Scalenohedral crystals of golden calcite perched on a hemispherical cluster of colorless barite. The calcite crystals are twinned perpendicular to the C-axis resulting in the (false) appearance that they are doubly-terminated. Scattered imperfections.
Overall Size:9x9x8 cm
Crystals:4-6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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