Apalachee Minerals

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CAL5497 - CALCITE with GALENA on DOLOMITE

$50.00 Weight: 879 g


Sweetwater Mine; Viburnum Trend District; Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
103mm x 93mm x 78mm

Transparent to translucent light yellow complex trigonal calcite crystals to 70 x 23 x 19 mm with associated gray cubic galena crystals to 25 x 20 x 20 mm, sitting atop a dark gray limestone matrix. Drusy white rhombohedral dolomite crystals to 3 mm across are also present. Calcite is fluorescent bright pink under shortwave (254 nm) and midwave (312 nm) UV light. Other than contacting around the periphery of the specimen where it was removed from the mine, there is no damage to any of the major calcites.

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