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Calcite (Twinned)

Calcite (Twinned)

Specimen # 102285
Mineral: Calcite (Twinned)
Location: Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA
Size: 5.5 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm
Price: $35.00 CAD

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Detailed Description

A sharp, glassy, transparent calcite crystal with great twinning. In excellent condition, a couple of tiny chips. A sweet calcite crystal at a great price.

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About These Elmwood Calcites

First opened in the 1970s, the Elmwood Mine (the Elmwood-Gordonsville-Cumberland mining complex) has produced some of the world's finest calcite crystals, many of which are twinned. Over the years, the miners referred to the large orange Elmwood calcite crystals as "footballs", and they referred to the clear gemmy calcites in this update as "jewels". These are from a pocket found a few years ago. Most specimens were damaged and these are exceptional - the handful of high-quality specimens in this update are the result of a quest through many flats of specimens.

 

Detailed Description

A sharp, glassy, transparent calcite crystal with great twinning. In excellent condition, a couple of tiny chips. A sweet calcite crystal at a great price.

Browse More Elmwood Calcites


About These Elmwood Calcites

First opened in the 1970s, the Elmwood Mine (the Elmwood-Gordonsville-Cumberland mining complex) has produced some of the world's finest calcite crystals, many of which are twinned. Over the years, the miners referred to the large orange Elmwood calcite crystals as "footballs", and they referred to the clear gemmy calcites in this update as "jewels". These are from a pocket found a few years ago. Most specimens were damaged and these are exceptional - the handful of high-quality specimens in this update are the result of a quest through many flats of specimens.