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

Dimension: 8cm x 6.9cm x 7cm

Weight: 175g

Locality: Wenshan Mine, Wenshan Co., Wenshan, Yunnan, China


A very eye-catching Stalactite Calcite "flower" from this well-known Wenshan zinc mine famous for deep blue hemimorphites, excellent aragonites and striking cave calcite forms.  This striking specimen features translucent scalenohedrons Calcite which exhibit a lustrous surface resembling white Jade.  It is so beautifully formed with outstanding structure and colors on both sides of the piece.  In perfet condition, very rare given the harsh geological environments of the Wenshan cave!

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