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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 67499
Mineral:Calcite on Sphalerite
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Highly lustrous translucent red-brown sphalerite crystals to 18 mm overgrown on the rear sides with lustrous transparent orange doubly-terminated scalenohedral calcite crystals to 10 mm. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:6x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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