• Calcite with Sphalerite
  • Calcite with Sphalerite
  • Calcite with Sphalerite
  • Calcite with Sphalerite
  • Calcite with Sphalerite
  • Calcite with Sphalerite
  • Calcite with Sphalerite
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Calcite with Sphalerite

$850.00   €729  £620.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC8911
A 4.9 cm wide, colourless, glassy, twinned scalenohedron crystal of Calcite is perched on a stacked group of rich toffee-orange Sphalerite crystals to 2.3 cm.  From the Elmwood mine at Carthage in Tennessee, one end of the Calcite is tinged a delicate smoky orange while the Sphalerite crystals appear lustrous metallic black in reflected light.  A great Calcite twin from this now closed and most famous of mines.

Details

Dimensions
6.0 × 5.8 × 4.1 cm
Categories
Calcite, Carbonates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, USA, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Sphalerite

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