Apalachee Minerals

Fine Worldwide and Southeastern U.S. Minerals

CAL4650 - CALCITE

$58.00 Weight: 680 g


Elmwood Mine, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District Smith County, Tennessee, USA
96mm x 70mm x 65mm

Transparent to translucent amber-yellow twinned scalenohedral calcite crystal, on white drusy quartz with associated minor dark amber-brown sphalerite. Main upper termination cleaved, but not visible as displayed. Also cleaved at the base. Specimen displays well, as shown. 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.

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