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

    Dimension: 7cm x 6.6cm x 5.1cm

    Weight: 150g

    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!