Apalachee Minerals

Fine Worldwide and Southeastern U.S. Minerals

CAL4846 - CALCITE

$175.00 Weight: 482 g


Elmwood Mine, near Carthage; Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District; Smith County, Tennessee, USA
93mm x 48mm x 40mm
A wonderfully transparent light yellow twinned scalenohedral calcite crystal. Contacted on the rear and truncated at the base where the crystal was attached to matrix. Some slight rubs near the termination. 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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