• Calcite on Sphalerite
  • Calcite on Sphalerite
  • Calcite on Sphalerite
  • Calcite on Sphalerite
Gallery

Calcite on Sphalerite

$1,200.00   €1,080  £910.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC17497
A spectacular, showy Calcite on Sphalerite from Elmwood mine at Carthage, Tennessee, USA.  Two principle scalenohedral Calcite crystals, of approximately 5 x 3.5 cm by 8.5 cm tall, merge to form one spectacular translucent smoky-tan crystal.  This sits on a rugged thick bed of metallic, highly lustrous Sphalerite crystals of up to 3 x 2 x 1 cm; jet black in appearance, but actually golden-ruby-orange-red which manifests as bright orange-red flashes at crystal edges.  An excellent Elmwood Calcite and Sphalerite, very fit for display.

Details

Dimensions
11.4 × 11.0 × 9.0 cm
Categories
Calcite, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, USA, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Sphalerite

Related Mineral Specimens

Calcite
$1,900
 West Cumberland Iron Ore Field, Cumbria, England, Europe
A fine gemmy group of intergrown crystals of Calcite from West Cumbria, UK. Stout prismatic...
Sphalerite
$3,500
 Cavnic, Maramures Co, Romania, Europe
Very lustrous well-formed mostly twinned crystals of Sphalerite measuring to 1.6cm are intergrown on...
Calcite
$2,000
 Egremont, Cumbria, England
Excellent specimen of gemmy 'nailhead' terminated Calcite crystals from the Egremont Iron mining...
Malachite coating Cuprite crystals
$4,290
 Onganja, Seeis, Windhoek District, Namibia, Africa
A now classic from the Onganja mining area in Namibia of Malachite coating large Cuprite...