Description

    Calcite
    Changde Prefecture
    Hunan Province
    China
    6.88 x 5.31 x 5.11 inches (17.5 x 13.5 x 13 cm)


    This massive "ball" of sharp bladed Calcite crystals from China is impressive for both its large size and its aesthetic appeal. The razor edged, well-formed crystals are exceptional, and the piece has as subtle and soothing light tan coloration. This is a museum size and museum quality specimen. It is quite showy as a decorative piece, but it is the caliber and appeal of the mineral that will make it the focus of any display.


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2015
    13th-20th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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