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Calcite and Sphalerite on etched Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

 
Calcite and Sphalerite on etched Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Sphalerite on etched Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Sphalerite on etched Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Sphalerite on etched Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Sphalerite on etched Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 63358
Mineral:Calcite and Sphalerite on etched Fluorite
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Elongated etched transparent pale-purple fluorite crystals to 45 mm with lustrous transparent pale-yellow scalenohedral calcite crystals to 28 mm and small translucent brown sphalerite. Classic specimen of fluorite dissolved into odd elongated shapes. Ex. Mort Metersky collection #Ca-887; acquired in 1996 from Harvey Gordon
Overall Size:5x3x2 cm
Crystals:1-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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