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

Dimension: 7.5cm x 4.9cm x 4.7cm

Weight: 88g

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


An amazingly sculptural 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 presents a fading color (white to yellow) and an exceedingly lustrous surface resembling white Jade.  In perfet condition, very rare given the harsh geological environments of the Wenshan cave!

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