Cubic Calcite xls (rare habit) ex Feist Coll.

Clay Center, Ottawa Co, Ohio
Cabinet, 10.4 x 6.4 x 5.4 cm
Start Time: 01/30/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 02/04/2010 6:31:03 pm (CST)
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Item Description

An excellent CABINET cluster of lustrous, translucent, amber calcite rhombs with the rare, nearly cubic (pseudocubic, to be more preceise) crystal habit from the famous quarries at Clay Center, Ohio. The large, central crystal is 1.7 cm on edge. Superb and rare, old-time material for the locale, with only modest periphery wear. The Albanese label dates from 1953-1968. Ex George Feist Collection # 2472.

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