Collector's Piece: Fluorescent Calcite “Flowers” from Xianghualing Mine, China

Collector's Piece: Fluorescent Calcite “Flowers” from Xianghualing Mine, China

Dimension: 12.1cm x 9.2cm x 5.3cm

Weight: 294g

Locality: Xianghualing Mine (Hsianghualing Mine), Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China

 

A large cabinet specimen of bladed Calcite crystals interlinked to form a Calcite “flower”, resembling a beautiful rose.  From a recent 2020 find in the Xianghualing Mine of China, this lovely specimen is easily one of the most unique Calcite specimens I saw last year.  The white Calcite blades are translucent and virtually pristine.  They are highly fluorescent which display a bright orange-red fluorescence under UV lighting 365nm.  Comes with a high quality copper wired display stand as pictured.

    $120.31Price

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