• Calcite
  • Calcite


$400.00   €339  £310.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19308
This beautiful prismatic Calcite with mamillary druses of micro-crystalline Pyrite is a first-class example from the classic Joplin Mining District in the Tri-State District of Missouri, USA.  The two primary Calcite crystals measure 5.5 and 6.2 cm long, the latter being double-terminated.  Both are semi-transparent with clouded buff to pale lemon interiors, grading to near colourless terminations.  These Calcites sit on micro-crystals of Calcite which coat a grey oxidised plate of massive brassy-golden Chalcopyrite, whose underside is encrusted with semi-hemispherical druses of Pyrite to over 1 cm diameter.  A superb Calcite specimen from Joplin, with excellent, undamaged terminations.  Complete with a nice Ralph A. Sutcliffe cream and apricot printed label, dating back to when he lived in Nelson, Lancashire.


9.7 × 6.5 × 5.3 cm
Joplin, Tri-State District, Jasper County, Missouri, USA

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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