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

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

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

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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Sphalerite and Dolomite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 65758
Mineral:Calcite on Sphalerite and Dolomite
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Many lustrous transparent golden-orange scalenohedral calcite crystals to 13 mm on gray limestone with translucent brown sphalerite crystals to 6 mm and translucent white rhombohedral dolomite crystals to 2 mm. Fluoresces orange under UV. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:15x8x7 cm
Crystals:1-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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