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Calcite on Limestone from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

 
Calcite on Limestone from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite on Limestone from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite on Limestone from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 32368
Mineral:Calcite on Limestone
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Jewel-like crystal of golden calcite on plate of limestone matrix. Good, old-time specimen with superb color. The calcite crystals are twinned on the C-axis (001) with subtle reentrant twin faces. Minute edge damage is visible under magnification. Ex. M. Jensen
Overall Size:8x5x6 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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