Stalactitic Calcite "Flower" Crystals from Wenshan Mine, Yunnan, China
Dimension: 6.9cm x 5.3cm x 3.5cm
Locality: Wenshan Mine, Wenshan Co., Wenshan, Yunnan, China
An amazingly sculptural Stalactitic Calcite "flower" from this well-known Wenshan zinc mine famous for deep blue hemimorphites, excellent aragonites and striking cave calcite forms. This striking crystal cluster consist of translucent scalenohedrons Calcite growing on a matrix. Strikingly, the Calcite crystals have a contrasting color from white orange-yellow. In great condition given the harsh geological environments of the Wenshan cave!