Apalachee Minerals

Fine Worldwide and Southeastern U.S. Minerals

CAL4845 - Calcite

$175.00 Weight: 510 g

Elmwood Mine, near Carthage; Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District; Smith County, Tennessee, USA
96mm x 59mm x 41mm
This is a single, transparent light amber “dogtooth” calcite crystal on a light gray limestone matrix. There are a couple of nicks along the crystal edge near the termination and some very minor edge rubs; otherwise clean. A good summary of mining in this area can be found in the Mineralogical Record, Volume 9, Number 4 (July – August, 1978), pages 213 – 218; also Volume 12, Number 1 (1981), page 47, and Volume 27, Number 3 (1996), pages 171-173.

Apalachee Minerals, Inc. . P.O. Box 6862 Tallahassee, Florida 32314-6812 . 850.443.0504 

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