Description

    CALCITE
    Ya'an Prefecture
    Sichuan Province
    China
    6.77 x 3.93 x 3.26 inches (17.2 x 10 x 8.3 cm)

    This large piece of Calcite is as attractive as it is substantial. Well-formed, milky white hexagonal crystals of various sizes are clustered together over this specimen and, of particular note, many have a gray to a black tone which gives the overall piece a haunting appeal. There is a small pocket of black Tetrahedrite micro-crystals hiding in one area, and this massive rock, layered with uniquely-shaped crystals, is simply just not the typical specimen. At almost 7 inches (17.78 cm) across, it is a robust example and very cool.


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    Auction Dates
    Jul-Aug, 2015
    30th-6th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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