Double Terminated Calcite from the Elmwood Mine


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This calcite is from the Elmwood Mine in Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Tennessee, US. This mine contains three shafts called the Elmwood, Cumberland, and Gordonsville. It has an entry slope called the Stonewall. They contain eleven different minerals including sphalerite which is the main ore mineral. The calcite is a common gangue mineral associated with the sphalerite. This specimen is a translucent to transparent double terminated calcite crystal on a remnant sphalerite matrix. This piece measures approximately 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 inches or 60 x 28 x 25 mm.

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Weight6 oz

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