Description

    Calcite
    Planalto, Alto Uruguai region
    Rio Grande do Sul
    Brazil
    10.03 x 8.26 x 3.29 inches (25.5 x 21 x 8.36 cm)

    This fantastical looking large plate of Calcite from the prolific Rio Grande do Sul region of Brazil is clearly both decorative and collectible. The volcanic plate, measuring over 10 inches (25.4 cm) long, features an assortment of opaque ivory color "dog-tooth" Calcites which, when clustered, resemble flowers. Several of the crystals are doubly-terminated, and it is very unusual to find a large plate of Calcites of this quality from the largest lava flow area in the world. There is a repair to one of the crystals, which is not obvious.

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


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    Auction Dates
    Jun-Jul, 2016
    30th-7th Thursday-Thursday
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