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Fluorite on Dolomite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

 
Fluorite on Dolomite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Fluorite on Dolomite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Fluorite on Dolomite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Fluorite on Dolomite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

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Fluorite on Dolomite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 72308
Mineral:Fluorite on Dolomite
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Lustrous transparent purple fluorite crystals to 24 mm on gray limestone coated with lustrous translucent white dolomite crystals to 3 mm. The outer 2 mm zones of the fluorite crystals have darker purple color. Three crystals have cleaved corners. Ex. G. McLoughlin collection #CM153
Overall Size:6.5x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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