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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 68197
Mineral:Calcite (twinned crystals) on Sphalerite
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow scalenohedral calcite crystals twinned on the C-axis with the twin plane distinctly visible in the center, perched on a group of lustrous translucent brown sphalerite crystals to 16 mm. The calcite crystals have cleaved tips. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:7.5x5.5x3 cm
Crystals:3-55 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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