Description

    Calcite
    Elmwood mine, Carthage
    Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District
    Smith Co.
    Tennessee, USA

    This is an extremely gemmy golden-yellow colored honey zoned specimen. A two-toned "Honey Calcite" crystal is perched prominently atop other massive and well-formed crystals. The main focal point of this is a doubly-terminated crystal featuring the classic color and form for this locality. Without a doubt, this is an unusually complex "stacked" piece for the size and species. It is an ideal large cabinet specimen. The back exhibits a minimal matrix of burnt reddish Sphalerite and other minerals typical for the locality.
    Overall Measurements: 5.91 x 5.91 x 3.74 inches (15.00 x 15.00 x 9.50 cm)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


    Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500.

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    4th Saturday
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