Calcite on Dogtooth Calcite with Hematite Inclusions from Daye Copper Mine, Chin
Dimension: 5.6cm x 3.8cm x 3.6cm
Locality: Tonglushan Mine, Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China
From the locale that produced a lot of famous Calcite crystals in China, this fine example is red-color coated due to Hematite tinting. Adding to that are some lustrous, flattened and more transparent Calcite crystals in a subtle reddish orange color grown on the surfaces of the Dogtooth Calcite. Mined in December 2020, the piece is complete all around and viewable from all sides. Comes with a high quality acrylic display box.