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Calcite and Sphalerite (Ref: 1431_)

Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA
125mm x 65mm x 48mm
minID: 69J-7TV
$254 *
Numerous gemmy calcite crystals, double termianted with the typical golden colour from this locality are perched ontop of sphalerite. The largest calcite is 1.5cm across but most are 0.5-1cm. The sphalerite is highly lustrous, shows deep reddish brown internal reflections and has excellent, sharp crystal form with crystals reaching 2cm across. The sphalerite is aesthetically scattered over a light grey matrix which sparkles from a coating of microcrystalline dolomite. Excellent contrast and aesthetics, self stands as photographed. There are just a few minor scuffs to the sphalerite and one calcite is cleaved, but these are not noticable and do not detract. Striking cabinet specimen.
Data last checked on 14th Jan 2022 - specimen may no longer be available

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$400
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$170
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Calcite, Dolomite, Sphalerite, Pyrite
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$196 *
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Arsenopyrite with Calcite, Pyrite, Sphalerite and Rhodochrosite
Stan Trg (Stari Trg) Mine, Trepča Complex, Trepča Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovska Mitrovica District  Kosovo
$196 *
102mm x 60mm x 32mm
Galena, sphalerite, calcite
Gidiurska Mine, Madan, Rhodope Mts., Bulgaria
$160
71mm x 70mm x 50mm
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$323 *
113mm x 52mm x 41mm
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Herja Mine, Maramureș, Romania
$152 *
70mm x 45mm x 40mm
From: A Bijoux
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