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Calcite (C-axis twin) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite (C-axis twin) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Mineral:Calcite (C-axis twin)
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Gemmy orange lustrous scalenohedral calcite crystals on gray limestone with small dolomite crystals. The calcite is twinned on the C-axis {111} with distinct twin plane visible running through the center. One termination tip has a small cleavage face.
Overall Size:6.5x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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