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Calcite with Marcasite inclusions from St. Joe Mine, No. 12 Shaft, Leadwood, Old Lead Belt, Saint Francois County, Missouri

 
Calcite with Marcasite inclusions from St. Joe Mine, No. 12 Shaft, Leadwood, Old Lead Belt, Saint Francois County, Missouri

Calcite with Marcasite inclusions from St. Joe Mine, No. 12 Shaft, Leadwood, Old Lead Belt, Saint Francois County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 50904
Mineral:Calcite with Marcasite inclusions
Locality:St. Joe Mine, No. 12 Shaft, Leadwood, Old Lead Belt, Saint Francois County, Missouri
Description:Transparent yellow scalenohedral calcite crystal with phantom zone of 1 mm metallic marcasite inclusions. Nalle collected this specimen underground from a 2x4 foot cavity while employed as mining engineer. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #540b, employed at St. Joseph Lead Co. 1948-1951, personally collected in 1949
Overall Size:33x24x16 mm
Crystals:1-33 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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