DT twinned Calcite on Quartz (Whitmore Coll.)

Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Small Cabinet, 5.9 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm
Start Time: 06/02/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/09/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A 3.5 cm, doubly terminated and twinned, translucent, frosted, calcite crystal is elegantly perched on a thin crust covered with drusy quartz and smaller calcites. The backside is festooned with tiny quartz prisms and a bit of sphalerite. Classic and showy older material from the famous mines at Santa Eulalia. Ex Whitmore Collection.

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