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Calcite (twinned crystals) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

 
Calcite (twinned crystals) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite (twinned crystals) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite (twinned crystals) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

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Calcite (twinned crystals) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 50012
Mineral:Calcite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Transparent golden-orange scalenohedral calcite crystals to 30 mm on gray limestone. The main group of calcite crystals appear doubly-terminated, but are actually twinned on the {001} plane. On face has a crystallized contact from another crystal.
Overall Size:6x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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