Description

    Calcite
    Jalgaon District
    Maharashtra
    India
    7.52 x 7.01 x 4.25 inches (19.10 x 17.80 x 10.80 cm)

    This twinned pair of Calcite crystals form the Zeolite quarries of India have the color and transparence of a glass of Chardonnay. The surface luster is both shiny and waxy at the same time. The Calcite rests on a bed of sparkling druzy Quartz of some translucency. Bladed Stibnite crystals of a pale tan color scattered at random over the Quartz join with a small cluster of pyramidal Apophyllite of variable color at one side of the Calcite. The specimen is in excellent to pristine condition, and it comes with a custom acrylic base.


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


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    Auction Dates
    Jan-Feb, 2017
    26th-2nd Thursday-Thursday
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