Rare butterfly-twinned Calcite (Brazil)

Frederico Westphalen Mine, Rio Grande do Sul, South Region, Brazil
Toenail, 3.0 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm
Start Time: 01/30/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 02/04/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

An exquisite, 2.0 cm, gemmy, butterfly-twin calcite crystal from the small, one-time find in the early 2000s from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The water-clear calcite crystal is beautifully perched atop matrix of smaller calcite crystals. Calcites from this find are very rarely available now. valued $250

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