• Calcite var. axe head twin
  • Calcite var. axe head twin

Calcite var. axe head twin

$150.00   €153  £130.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC29631
The find of axe head twinned Calcite crystals at Bonsall Moor Quarry in around 1982 is now legendary and specimens are to be found in many collections of British and Derbyshire minerals. This miniature, honey buff Calcite displays an asymmetric symmetry with re-entrant angled faces, capped with sharp angular terminations. The Calcite is naturally mildly etched and is accompanied with four labels. One notes this specimen was in the collection of Michael E. Smith, co-founder of The Peak District Mines Historical Society.


3.1 × 3.6 × 1.7 cm
Calcite, Latest Additions
Bonsall Moor Quarry, Bonsall, Derbyshire, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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