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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 66195
Mineral:Calcite (twinned crystals) on Fluorite
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Superb transparent golden-orange scalenohedral twinned calcite crystals on transparent purple fluorite corners of cubic crystals. These calcite crystals are twinned on the C-axis, exceptionally transparent and have rich color not common for the locality. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:6.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:37 mm twins
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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