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Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite from Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

 
Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite from Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite from Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite from Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite from Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite from Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite from Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite from Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite from Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

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Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite from Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

DESCRIPTION:No. 74100
Mineral:Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite
Locality:Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin
Description:Lustrous colorless transparent scalenohedral calcite crystals to 75 mm on curved plates of yellow-metallic marcasite crystals to 2 mm with translucent brown sphalerite crystals to 2 mm. The calcite crystals have crystallization patterns on the surfaces Ex. Mort Metersky collection, director of International Calcite Collectors Association; collected ca. 1940
Overall Size:7.5x6.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-75.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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