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Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

 
Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 72997
Mineral:Calcite and Quartz on limestone plates
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Lustrous doubly-terminated transparent orange scalenohedral calcite crystals to 14 mm over colorless transparent quartz crystals to 1 mm crystallized on all surfaces of brecciated interconnected plates of gray limestone. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:12x7x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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