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Fluorite (etched crystal) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

 
Fluorite (etched crystal) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Fluorite (etched crystal) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 42248
Mineral:Fluorite (etched crystal)
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Classic crystal of flawless purple fluorite with cubic termination with tapered shape caused by the fluorite base partially dissolving. All surfaces are composed of microscopic cubic crystal faces in parallel orientation. Rare. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #496; Steve Chamberlain collection #4020; ex. George Robinson in 1981
Overall Size:4.2x2x2 cm
Crystals:42 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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