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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 72984
Mineral:Calcite (twinned crystals) over Sphalerite
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent yellow scalenohedral calcite crystals to 85 mm over lustrous brown-black sphalerite. Three of the largest calcite crystals appear to be doubly terminated, but are actually twinned crystals on the {00*1} plane C-axis. From my personal collection, acquired ca. 1991
Overall Size:13x11x8 cm
Crystals:15-85 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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