Stalactite Calcite "Flower" Crystals from Wenshan Mine, Yunnan, China
Dimension: 5cm x 4.4cm x 4.1cm
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 presenting a fading color (white to pale yellow) and an exceedingly lustrous surface resembling white Jade. In perfet condition, very rare given the harsh geological environments of the Wenshan cave!