Apalachee Minerals

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CAL4609 - Calcite with Chalcopyrite, Dolomite, Galena

$220.00 Weight: 2268 g

Sweetwater (Milliken) Mine, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
164mm x 135mm x 92mm
Large Cabinet
Transparent to translucent light yellow tapered doubly-terminated calcite crystals to 7.8 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm, sitting atop a mixed carbonate/galena matrix. Iridescent chalcopyrite crystals to 0.3 cm and white drusy rhombohedral dolomite crystals to 0.2 cm also present. Calcite is fluorescent bright pink under shortwave and midwave UV light. Other than contacting around the periphery of the specimen where it was removed from the mine, there is minor chipping/cleaving on the terminations of two crystals; otherwise clean of damage.

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