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Calcite with Marcasite inclusions from Linwood Mine, Scott County, Iowa

 
Calcite with Marcasite inclusions from Linwood Mine, Scott County, Iowa

Calcite with Marcasite inclusions from Linwood Mine, Scott County, Iowa

DESCRIPTION:No. 50106
Mineral:Calcite with Marcasite inclusions
Locality:Linwood Mine, Scott County, Iowa
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals with internal phantom zones of metallic marcasite microcrystals. The calcite crystals are hexagonal form with complex terminations and the surfaces were cleaned in weak HCL to remove surface stains. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #639; originally acquired in 1999 from Mike Bergman
Overall Size:11x8x4 cm
Crystals:10-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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