Collector's Piece: Hematite Tinted Calcite from Daye Copper Mine, China
Dimension: 8.4cm x 5.3cm x 4.2cm
Locality: Fengjianshan Mine (Daye Copper Mine), Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China
From a very limited find in the Daye Copper Mine, this specimen features beautiful sprays of peachy-orange to creamy white Calcite on a hosting matrix. Aesthetically tinted with red Hematite adding supreme color, lustre and contrast to the piece. It is exceedingly lustrous and is very attractive in person! Iridescent Chalcopyrite crystals are embedded in the matrix, adding real pizzazz to the piece, outstanding! All in all, it’s an excellent and unusual specimen that shows really well. A high quality display stand made of pure copper and acrylic is included in the price.