Calcite

Calcite

Regular price $14,400.00
SKU:40299
Locality: Elmwood mine, Carthage, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA
Dimensions: 7.0 x 13.0 x 7.5 cm

The Elmwood mine in Carthage, Tennessee is known for its superb golden calcite crystals, considered by many to be the world's finest. This is a choice example, featuring a large, gemmy, jewel-like calcite crystal in pristine condition perched very aesthetically on white barite matrix. While literally thousands of fine Elmwood mine calcites have been produced, very few have the aesthetic qualities and perfection of this specimen. The small dots of black hydrocarbons sprinkled on the white barite matrix are a wonderful aesthetic detail. This specimen truly rises about 99% of calcites we see from this famous locality. Ex. Proctor Family Trust Collection.

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