Stalactitic Calcite "Flower" Crystals from Wenshan Mine, Yunnan, China

Stalactitic Calcite "Flower" Crystals from Wenshan Mine, Yunnan, China

Dimension: 6.9cm x 5.3cm x 3.5cm

Weight: 98g

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!

 

    $25.62Price

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