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Calcite (with deep golden-orange color) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

 
Calcite (with deep golden-orange color) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite (with deep golden-orange color) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite (with deep golden-orange color) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite (with deep golden-orange color) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite (with deep golden-orange color) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite (with deep golden-orange color) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite (with deep golden-orange color) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite (with deep golden-orange color) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Calcite (with deep golden-orange color) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite (with deep golden-orange color) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee

DESCRIPTION:No. 73186
Mineral:Calcite (with deep golden-orange color)
Locality:Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
Description:Large cluster of lustrous parallel scalenohedral calcite crystals with deep golden-orange color (not pale like recent calcite from the mine). The calcite crystals are transparent with a translucent core and have complex crystal faces on the terminations. Collected ca. 1980. Fluoresces red-orange under 365 nm LW UV illumination
Overall Size:11x7x6 cm
Crystals:50-70 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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