Iridescent Chalcopyrite on Calcite from Manaoshan Mine
Dimension: 6.4cm x 4.1cm x 3.6cm Weight: 119g Locality: Manaoshan Mine, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China Aesthetic specimen of Calcite known also as poker chip calcite associated with Chalcopyrite which displays beauitful, exceedingly sparkly multicolor iridescences. The discs of Calcite crystals exhibit various center color zoning, from silvery/grey to red. The Calcite fluoresces a bright pink under UV lighting (365 nm). The perfect placement of the Chalcopyrite crystals in the middle of each Calcite crystals is 100% natural, an incredible piece of art from the mother nature!