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Calcite (rare twins on {012} plane) from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

 
Calcite (rare twins on {012} plane) from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Calcite (rare twins on {012} plane) from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Calcite (rare twins on {012} plane) from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

Calcite (rare twins on {012} plane) from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

DESCRIPTION:No. 72516
Mineral:Calcite (rare twins on {012} plane)
Locality:Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
Description:Lustrous translucent golden-yellow calcite crystals with an etched pattern on some crystal faces. The calcite crystals are twinned on the {012} plane, one of the rarer twin habit (more commonly calcite twins on the {018} plane). From my personal collection #841
Overall Size:16x6x5.5 cm
Crystals:160 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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