Description

    Calcite
    Tri-State Mining District
    Missouri, USA
    12.01 x 9.06 x 9.06 inches (30.50 x 23.00 x 23.00 cm)

    This massive mineral specimen is essentially a huge single crystal of sharp Calcite with two other sizable partial crystals growing off the large anchor point which has a captivating pale yellow-golden coloration and an indescribable almost natural "light" from within the depths of its crystalline tower. This "showy" specimen certainly has size going for it, and there is a duality of tone with part of the crystal mass being opaque and part lending towards translucence. This is a truly colossal example. One of the secondary crystal tips has had a piece cleanly broken off along the cleavage plane during its lifetime. Overall, this is a statement decorative piece with a soothing color.

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


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    April, 2017
    6th-13th Thursday-Thursday
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